Grave of Lieut. J.S. King

King was the commander of the ship Salisbury which, together with the Julia, were trading along the South African coast. They discovered the natural harbour of Port Natal during In 1826 King, Farewell and others returned to settle in Port Natal. King gained the confidence of King Chaka to such an extent that the king gave him a grant of land at the bay. He died of dysentery in 1828 and his pioneer grave is in an open space on the Bluff.

The Drakensberg

The Drakensberg

Geology The Drakensberg Mountains had their onqm some 200 million years. ago when a vast landmass...

Piet Retief’s Grave

Piet Retief’s Grave

The treaty under which the Voortrekkers received land from Dingane was signed on 6 February 1838....

uMgungundlovu

uMgungundlovu

The  seat of power of Dingane from  1828 to 1839 is preserved as a  site museum. The iKhanda was...

R E Stevenson Museum

R E Stevenson Museum

The R E  Stevenson Museum was established in 1974, and is devoted to the history of the town and...

Old Parsonage Museum

Old Parsonage Museum

This charming sandstone building on the corner of Kerk and Loop Streets, in  Utrecht is now a...

Uys monument

Uys monument

Hlobane 20km east of Vryheid was the scene of a desperate struggle against the Zulu where Boer and...

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