Historical buildings and sites in South Africa.

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Melrose House in Pretoria built in 1886 by George Jesse Heyes. This is also where the Peace Treaty of Vereeniging was signed and this ended the Second Anglo-Boer War Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Places, Melrose House, South Africa Tours, Safari, Namibia, Port Elizabeth, Colonial Architecture, Pretoria

Brief History of South Africa, from prehistoric to post apartheid

Explore the fascinating and extraordinary history of South Africa, from its earliest inhabitants to the post apartheid era.

Jacobus Johannes Cornelis (Japie) Greyling, is gebore in 1890 op die plaas Smaldeel in die distrik Hoopstad, Oranje Vrystaat. Gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog was Japie se vader en 2 ouer broers op kommando om teen die Engelse te veg British Soldier, British Army, Union Of South Africa, Namibia, Armed Conflict, Good Old Times, Vocabulary Games, My Childhood Memories, My Land

Japie Greying: Bravery in the face of death

At dawn on a dewy, autumn morning in April 1901, Captain J.E.B Seeley and 20 handpicked, well armed British soldiers surrounded a farmhouse situated on Smaldeel, in the district of Hopetown in the …

Otago South African War memorial in Dunedin African Culture, African History, Military Guard, South Afrika, Historical Pictures, West Africa, British History, Military History, Live

Otago South African War memorial in Dunedin

The magnificent South Africa 'Boer' War memorial at the Dunedin Oval

1960 Silver South Africa 2 Shilling Coin Proof in Coins & Paper Money, Coins: World, Africa, South Africa Antique Coins, Old Coins, Rare Coins, Gold And Silver Coins, Thinking Day, African Animals, African History, Childhood Memories, South Africa

Coin: 1960 Silver South Africa 2 Shilling Coin Proof - Financializer Store

Coin: 1960 Silver South Africa 2 Shilling Coin Proof

Dunluce, or Lillianville as it was first known, is a typical late Victorian house with wooden facade and much of the original furnishings. The name means “strong fortress” and is named after Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland. The house was designed by D W Greatbatch and built in 1897 for Gustav Bonas. It is situated in Kimberley, South Africa. Colonial Architecture, Victorian Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Diamond City, African House, Wooden Facade, Victorian House, Historical Pictures, African History

Dunluce, or Lillianville as it was first known, is a typical late Victorian house with wooden facade and much of the original furnishings. The name means “strong fortress” and is named after Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland. The house was designed by D W Greatbatch and built in 1897 for Gustav Bonas. It is situated in Kimberley, South Africa.

Ten years later I was working for Chrysler South Africa - the Valiants were popular cars for many years Chrysler Valiant, Remembering Dad, Old Advertisements, Advertising, The Valiant, Old Signs, Car Car, Print Ads, Plymouth

Ten years later I was working for Chrysler South Africa - the Valiants were popular cars for many years

This postcard shows the memorial to the men of the Gordon Highlanders who were killed or died as a result of wounds at the Battle of Majuba in Mount Prospect Cemetery, South Africa Mount Prospect, War Memorials, Highlanders, British Colonial, British Army, African History, Military History, Ancestry, Southeast Asia

This postcard shows the memorial to the men of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders who were killed or died as a result of wounds at the Battle of Majuba in 1881. Mount Prospect Cemetery, South Africa

The Wallace Monument near Stirling, Scotland. My sisters and I were here, and its a beautiful Monument for William Wallace. It can also be seen from the top of Sterling Castle, Sterling, Scotland. Beautiful Castles, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Pictures, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Wallace Monument, England And Scotland

The William Wallace Monument in Stirling, Scotland

The William Wallace Monument in Stirling, Scotland : bizarrebuildings

The monument at the site were the "Vrede van Vereeniging" peace accord was signed symbolic of the many Boers that did not accept the surrender African States, St Helena, My Land, Zulu, My Heritage, African History, Warfare, Statues, South Africa

Fascinating Museums in Africa you should visit - MOMO AFRICA

For lovers of history and culture, art and music, a museum is the best place to view relics from ancient time. Museums are known places to explore the culture and heritage of a particular city or nation. Typically, museums provide an avenue for interested visitors to explore the history and the important events that have […]