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Royal Munster Fusiliers during the Boer War Uk History, African History, World History, World War One, British Colonial, American Revolution, Military History, Armed Forces, Historical Photos

I love this picture from the Boer War but can't work out if its staged. It looks real with the casualties

The History of Humewood pillars Port Elizabeth South Africa, Cape Colony, My Heritage, Where The Heart Is, Photo Credit, Dolores Park, Past, Beautiful Pictures, To Go

The History of Humewood pillars

Coupla ou's spent a lekker morning climbing and diving off the pillars at Hummies yesterday. Got me thinking whether the lighties even know what the history behind the pillars and the slipway is,...

Russell Road after a huge storm in November 1867 Port Elizabeth South Africa, Historical Sites, Good Old, Cape Town, Genealogy, Om, Vintage World Maps, The Past, November

Port Elizabeth of Yore: Russell Road - The Casual Observer

The history of Russell Road from the arrival of the 1820 Settler's until today

Art Deco Hotel Architect: Jones and McWilliams Built: 1936 Location: Victoria Street, Central, Port Elizabeth. Photo taken 1986 Port Elizabeth South Africa, Art Deco Hotel, Old Port, Historical Pictures, Baths, Mineral, Cape, Om, The Past

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Art Deco Hotel Architect: Jones and McWilliams Built: 1936 Location: Victoria Street, Central, Port Elizabeth. Photo taken 1986

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 Memorial has a climb of 204 steps that takes one to the Observation Room, offering a magnificent view of the harbor and surroundings, more than 52m above the city. It contains the largest carillon of bells in the country in addition to its chiming clock. Margate South Africa, Port Elizabeth South Africa, Cape Colony, Merchant Navy, Old Port, Continents, Entrance, Country, City

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 Memorial has a climb of 204 steps that takes one to the Observation Room, offering a magnificent view of the harbor and surroundings, more than 52m above the city. It contains the largest carillon of bells in the country in addition to its chiming clock.

Artist's Impression of the Arrival of 1820 Settlers at Algoa Bay near Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth, African History, Ancestry, South Africa, City, Artist, Painting, Genealogy, Image

Artist's Impression of the Arrival of 1820 Settlers at Algoa Bay near Port Elizabeth

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The Sea can be a Dangerous Place as I Learnt - The Casual Observer Port Elizabeth South Africa, Learn To Swim, Those Were The Days, Fast Cars, Dolores Park, The Past, Coast, Swimming, 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 […]

Port Elizabeth--Main Street. | South Africa by The National Archives UK Port Elizabeth, National Archives, Historical Pictures, Us Images, Main Street, Cape Town, Vintage Cars, Colonial, South Africa

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Port Elizabeth--Main Street. | South Africa by The National Archives UK

Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Grand Hotel - The Casual Observer New Brighton, History Online, British Government, Port Elizabeth, African History, Grand Hotel, Lighthouse, South Africa, Paris Skyline

Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Grand Hotel - The Casual Observer

Currently this hotel may not possess the cachet of certain of Port Elizabeth’s more popular beach front hotels, but historically it is amongst one of the few remaining original hotels. Unfortunately not all of the revamps and upgrades have retained all of the original features. Nonetheless, it remains an important link to Port Elizabeth’s illustrious […]

The Donkin Heritage Trail links 51 places of historical interest in the old Hill area of central Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth South Africa, River Mouth, Knysna, Great Memories, Ireland Travel, Old Houses, Countryside, Trail, Cottage

Doncaster Cottage - Belvedere Cottages and Doncaster Cottages

The Donkin Heritage Trail links 51 places of historical interest in the old Hill area of central Port Elizabeth.