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.

Durban City Hall

Durban City Hall

During 1903 the Town Council of Durban invited architects to submit designs for a new town hall....

Churchill Monument

Churchill Monument

At the intersection of West Street and Church Street is a plaque marking the spot where Winston...

Post Office

Post Office

The post office in West Street was the winning entry of architect Phillip Dungeon in 1882. The...

St. Paul’s Church

St. Paul’s Church

Opposite  the  city  hall,  on  Church  Square,  in the  Medwood Gardens,  stands  St....

West Street

West Street

The  principal street of Durban, West Street, was named after Lieutenant-governor  Martin West,...

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