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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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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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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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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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Port Elizabeth Athenaeum
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
The Grand Old Lady of the city, the Athenaeum, is the community hub for the emerging creative industry in Nelson Mandela Bay. Home of the colourful Pemads Ford Little Theatre.This multi-purpose venue offers a diverse space for live performances, exhibitions, events, conferences, workshops,...
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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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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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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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Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
Holy Trinity Anglican Church stands in Havelock Street. In 1854 dissident members left St Mary’s congregation to form their own church. The first minister, the Rev. W A Robinson, arrive in 1857 and the present church was built in 1866, the tower being added in 1872. The erven on which the...
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Port Elizabeth Railway Station
Location : Eastern Cape > Port Elizabeth > Central
North of the Campanile is The Railway Station building that has existed on the present location since 1875 when the first line was constructed to Uitenhage about 40 Kilometres away. The original building was designed by James Bisset, Resident Engineer, Harbour and Public Works. Extensive...
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