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Feather Market Centre
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Port Elizabeth's Feather Market Centre is located on the corner of Baakens Street and Military Road, Central and, as its name implies, was an extension of the original commercial activities once carried out in Market Square.
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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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Jewish Pioneer Memorial Museum
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Jewish Pioneers’ Memorial Museum which is located in Raleigh Street, Central is open to the public between 10am and noon every Sunday, expect when it is a Jewish holy day. The museum is housed in the original Raleigh Street synagogue, which was used by the city’s Eastern European...
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Old Post Office
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Old Post Office is situated at the top of Flemming Street. It was opend in 1900 and was designed by the Public Works Department of the Cape Colonial Government under Mr. H.S. Greaves. Its style is typical of public buildings of the late Victorian era. It later incorporated the former...
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Fort Frederick
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Fort Frederick, Port Elizabeth, which is located along Belmont Terrace, Central, is a stone fort built in 1799 by the British Forces to defend the mouth of the Baakens River.
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Flemming House (NMMU Campus)
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Fleming House, which stands just below Cora Terrace, was built in 1851 by William Fleming, a leading merchant of Port Elizabeth and a Member of the Legislative Council. It was built in the Regency style with a verandah showing Chinese influence. Inside is a remarkable cast-iron spiral staircase....
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St. Augustines Roman Catholic Cathedral
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Across the road from the Opera House stands St. Augustine’s Cathedral. The church was built under the direction of Father Thomas Murphy the foundation stone being laid in December 1861. The building was not finished until 1866 when it was consecrated by Bishop Patrick Moran. Father Murphy...
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Grey Institute Building
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
During the 1850’s a revival of higher learning filtered through the Cape Colony. Sir George Grey played a prominent role in the movement, during which properties were set aside for schools. A large grant was made Inc the establishment of a school in Port Elizabeth. Most of the land granted was...
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Pearson Congregational Church
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The church, designed by James Bisset, was opened in September 1881, the congregation having moved from the ‘New Church’ in Main Street. The MacIntosh Hall, designed by 0 W Smith, was built in 1890. In the church porch there is a monument to the memory of Lieut-Col. John Fordyce of the 74th...
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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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