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Donkin Street Houses
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Donkin Street houses were built between 1860 and 1880. The row of terraced houses, each lower than the preceding one, is remarkable in that they are integrated in a single unit. The whole street was declared a national monument in 1967. The land was created by filling in the natural kloof.
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Little Theatre
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Little Theatre, located on the corner of Castle Hill and Belmont Terrace, Central, was built in the 1850's and originally named the "Athenaeum". It was initially founded to promote cultural activities and, after various other uses, has again become a centre for cultural as well as social...
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Port Elizabeth Opera House
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Port Elizabeth Opera House and Barn Theatre are located halfway down Whites Road, Central, was opened in 1892 and was proclaimed a national monument in 1980.
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The Old Harbour Board Building
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Known popularly as the 'White Building', the old Harbour Board Building was used for 70 years for harbor administration by the South African Railways and Harbours. The foundation stone was laid by Mr. J. Searle, Managing Commissioner of the Port Elizabeth Harbour Board, on 14 January 1904. The...
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Port Elizabeth City Hall
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Port Elizabeth City Hall, which is located in Market Square, was built between 1858 and 1862. The attractive clock tower was only added in 1883. The City Hall serves as a Council Chamber as well as a concert hall, a lecture hall and offices for city council employees.
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Campanile Memorial
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
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 1920...
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Hillside House (NMMU Campus)
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Built in the early 1830’s for Harbour Master Edward Wallace, the house was extensively altered in about 1881 for the General Manager of the Bank of Africa. Used for a time as a students residence, the house was restored by the University of Port Elizabeth in 1995 to provide offices.
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Pearson Conservatory
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
1882 Victorian Pearson Conservatory was built for the cultivation of exotic plants, water lilies and beautiful orchids. Named after Mr Henry Pearson, Mayor of P.E. on sixteen occasions, member of the Legislative Assembly, Treasurer-General of the Cape 1880-81 and Colonial Secretary in 1889. It...
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7 Castle Hill, Historical Museum
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
No 7 Castle Hill was completed in 1825 and is one of the oldest surviving Settler cottages in Port Elizabeth.
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Prince Alfred's Guard Museum
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Prince Alfred's Guard Museum grew out of a fusion of a military museum formerly housed in the Donkin Reserve complex and the regimental museum of the Prince Alfred’s Guard Regiment.
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