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Birthplace of General Louis Botha

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Birthplace of General Louis Botha, Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal

730 | Born 1862 The eighth of 13 children, Botha was to become the Acting Commandant-General of the ZAR forces, distinguishing Read More →

King Shaka’s Grave

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King Shaka's Grave, KwaDukuza, KwaZulu Natal

102 | 1828 King Shaka was buried here in 1828 after his assassination by his half brothers Dingane and Mhlangana while Read More →

O’Neil’s Cottage

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O'Neill's Cottage, Newcastle Area, KwaZulu Natal

505 | During the Transvaal War of Independence 1880-81 the cottage, home of Eugene O'Neill, which lay in “no mans Read More →

Mpande’s Grave – Nodwengu Museum

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Mpande’s Grave, Ulundi, KwaZulu Natal

109 | King Mpande ruled Zululand from 1840 to 1872 and managed to live in harmony with both the Voortrekkers Read More →

Blood River Battlefield

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Blood River Battlefield, Dundee Area, KwaZulu-Natal

213 | 16 December 1838 On the 16 December 1838 the Zulu Army numbering some 12 000 warriors and led by Read More →

Kerkenberg

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Kerkenberg, Olivier’s Hoek Pass Area, Free State

201 | 21st October 1837 The Trekkers reached this site in mid October and stayed through till mid November, sending out Read More →

Fort Mistake

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Fort Mistake, Glencoe Area, KwaZulu Natal

503 | Mkupe Pass on the N11. British signalling post built during the war. On east side of N11 overlooking Read More →

The Battle of Lang’s (Laing’s) Nek

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Laing's Nek, North Umzimyathi, KwaZulu-Natal

501 | 28th January 1881 (Laing’s Nek is the name that has come down through history) The British forces intent on relieving Read More →
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Lancaster Hill

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Lancaster Hill, Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal

722 | 11-12 December 1900 The hill overlooking Vryheid was occupied by 900 men of the Lancaster Regt who fortified the Read More →

eNtombe Battlefield

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eNtombe Battlefield (Myer's Drift), Paulpietersburg Area, Mpumalanga

408 | 12 March1879 At Myer's Drift on the eNtombe River, in the very early hours in the morning a Zulu Read More →