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Basuto War Memorial
Location : Eastern Cape > Uitenhage > Uitenhage
This memorial commemorates those who died in the Basuto Campaign from 1880-1882, and Morosi Mountain in 1879. Morosi's Mountain was the name given to a fortified mountain in the Drakensberg mountain range on the banks of the Orange River in southern Basutoland (modern Lesotho). It was the...
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Cuyler Manor Museum
Location : Eastern Cape > Uitenhage > Uitenhage
Built as a homestead for General Jacob Glen Cuyler, Landdrost of Uitenhage from 1806 to 1827, this Cape Dutch style house has been restored and furnished in the style of its day. As a living museum, demonstrations of traditional activities such as soap and candle making, baking and weaving can...
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Langa Memorial
Location : Eastern Cape > Uitenhage > Uitenhage
Uitenhage holds a special place in the history of resistance to apartheid, as it was here that 20 people were shot dead by police on 21 March 1985, the 25th anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre of 1960. The 1985 shooting took place just outside Langa township, and became known as the Lange...
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Anglo-Boer War Memorial
Location : Eastern Cape > Uitenhage > Uitenhage
Located in front of the Town Hall in Uitenhage, the memorial was unveiled in 1904. The names of Uitenhage citizens who died in the Anglo-Boer War are inscribed hereon. The features of the life-size soldier were reportedly copied from that of an actual soldier in King William’s Town.
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