Port Elizabeth History

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 A Wimpy burger met kaas was Union Of South Africa, Durban South Africa, Youth Day South Africa, South African News, Burger Menu, Vintage Menu, Vintage Stuff, Vintage Kitchen, Vintage Items

1983 Wimpy Spyskaart. A Wimpy burger met kaas was R2.30!

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Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Great Flood of September 1968 - The Casual Observer Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Landscape Photography, House Styles, Om, September, Gadgets, Wallpapers, Memories

Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Great Flood of 1st September 1968 - The Casual Observer

Unlike adults, at the age of 15, one is never affected by the weather. Even if it was raining, we would go swimming in the sea. Whether it was night or a howling gale force wind was blowing, we would be swimming. No matter how atrocious the weather conditions were or what the time of day […]

A Pictorial History of the Campanile in Port Elizabeth - The Casual Observer Port Elizabeth South Africa, The Settlers, Good Old, Past, To Go, Street View, History, Om, Travel

A Pictorial History of the Campanile in Port Elizabeth - The Casual Observer

The Campanile was erected to commemorate the landing of the 1820 Settlers and is situated at the entrance to the railway station and docks in Strand Street, the spot where it is said the settlers landed in Port Elizabeth. The architects were Jones & McWilliams with construction starting in April 1921 and it was completed […]

Gordon's Bay - Gordon's Bay is a small, picturesque seaside town at the eastern end of False Bay near Cape Town. Cape Town South Africa, Port Elizabeth, Beach Road, Table Mountain, Restaurant Ideas, Seaside Towns, Places Of Interest, Bay Area, Beautiful Places

Gordons Bay Area Profile

Tavern Gordon's Bay - Beach Road of Gordon's Bay is lined with eateries and coffee shops.

A Pictorial History of the Campanile in Port Elizabeth - The Casual Observer The Settlers, Port Elizabeth, Small Town Girl, Good Old, Fast Cars, Small Towns, Big Ben, South Africa, Past

A Pictorial History of the Campanile in Port Elizabeth - The Casual Observer

The Campanile was erected to commemorate the landing of the 1820 Settlers and is situated at the entrance to the railway station and docks in Strand Street, the spot where it is said the settlers landed in Port Elizabeth. The architects were Jones & McWilliams with construction starting in April 1921 and it was completed […]

Travel to Great Mirror with the The Great Mirror Port Elizabeth, University Of Oklahoma, Empire State Building, Geography, South Africa, Landscape, Architecture, Pictures, African

Travel to Great Mirror with the The Great Mirror

South Africa: Port Elizabeth picture 22

George Dix-Peek: Port Elizabeth’s First Architect - The Casual Observer Elizabeth First, Port Elizabeth, Old Port, Fast Cars, South Africa, Past, Hunting, History, Places

George Dix-Peek: Port Elizabeth’s First Architect [1839-1901] - The Casual Observer

A lasting legacy has been left by George Dix-Peek in his adopted town of Port Elizabeth in the form of some well-known buildings. Ironically his grandson, Milton Dix-Peek, also had ambitions of becoming an architect but WW2 intruded in his studies. Sadly, after the war he did not resume his studies. Main picture: George Dix-Peek circa […]

Photographic evidence of why you should NEVER visit the city of Port Elizabeth. Can you handle the sarcasm? Port Elizabeth South Africa, South African Flag, Elizabeth City, City Landscape, Vacation Spots, Blog, Dream Trips, Nelson Mandela, History

28 REASONS TO NEVER VISIT PORT ELIZABETH

Photographic evidence of why you should NEVER visit the city of Port Elizabeth. Can you handle the sarcasm?

Vuyisile Mini statue approved by Council Port Elizabeth South Africa, Elizabeth City, Good Old, Fast Cars, Hunting, The Past, Statue, Cape, History

Vuyisile Mini statue approved by Council

Port Elizabeth Mayors Garden

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A Sunday Drive to Schoenmakerskop in 1922 - The Casual Observer

The opening of Marine Drive from Summerstrand to Schoenmakerskop became a major event not only for the wealthy with cars but for a family in Schoenmakerskop

A new exhibition, Double Vision, explores the impact of the forced removal of inhabitants from Port Elizabeth’s South End neighbourhood to segregated townships Port Elizabeth South Africa, Double Vision, Apartheid, World Cities, Image Shows, The Guardian, Paris Skyline, The Neighbourhood, African

Then-and-now images show how apartheid tore the soul out of a South African community

A new exhibition, Double Vision, explores the impact of the forced removal of inhabitants from Port Elizabeth’s South End neighbourhood to segregated townships

Port Elizabeth in the and – Janet Carr @ Those Were The Days, The Good Old Days, The Stage Door, Bay City Rollers, Autograph Books, Port Elizabeth, Sweet Memories, Life Magazine, Glass Bottles

Port Elizabeth in the 1960s and 1970s

3-cent bus tickets ‘AC Kermans’ and as teenagers we used to be embarrassed to go in! Airline bags to carry your books in Annuals Autograph books Bay City Rollers Beano Bessie Bunter Bio…

The original car park with slipway extending into it Learn To Swim, Port Elizabeth, Car Park, Historical Photos, Fast Cars, South Africa, Paris Skyline, Cape, Sea

The Sea can be a Dangerous Place as I Learnt - The Casual Observer

Being brought up by the sea brought us boundless joy as children. From a very early age we all learned to swim proficiently. As my father was brought up at the coast, he took us to the beach every weekend irrespective of what the weather conditions were like. Due to our competence, we were left […]