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Ambush Rock
Ambush Rock, Mpanza, Greytown, KwaZulu Natal

801 | 4 April 1906 A Police column sent to investigate reports that Chief Bhambatha kaMancinza Zondi (whose community had … Read More

King Senzangakhona’s Grave
eMakhosini Opathe Heritage Park, Ulundi, KwaZulu Natal

101 | Senzangakhona, father of King Shaka, Dingane and Mpande. Buried at esiKlebheni, near Mgungundlovu. Site of the repository of … Read More

Carbineers’ Grave
Carbineers' Grave, Giant's Castle Reserve, KwaZulu Natal

301 | 4 November 1873 Scene of first action by Natal Carbineers at Bushman’s River pass against amaHlubi attempting to … Read More

Kerkenberg
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 … Read More

The Battle of Schuinshoogte
Battle of Schuinshoogte, Ingogo, KwaZulu Natal

502 | 8th February 1881 Having repulsed the British forces at Laing’s Nek the Transvaal Burghers then started to harass … Read More

Blijde Vooruitzicht
Blijde Vooruitzicht, Olivier’s Hoek Pass Area, KwaZulu-Natal

202 | This monument stands on the top of Retief’s Pass and is the point where his party stood and … Read More

King Shaka’s Grave
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 … Read More

Nyezane Battlefield
Nyezane Battlefield, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

402 | 22 January 1879 The British coastal column moving up the north coast towards Ondini via Eshowe, crossed the … Read More

Rock “75”
Rock 75, Giant's Castle Reserve, KwaZulu Natal

302 | Large “75” inscribed by 75th Regt. on boulder en-route to San cave. Entrance fee. Ezemvelo/KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife times of … Read More

Battle of Tshaneni
Battle of Tshaneni (Ghost Mountain), Pongola Area, KwaZulu Natal

602 | 5 June 1884 A major battle of the war where the uSuthu, supported by the Boers under Lukas … Read More

Elandslaagte Battlefield
Elandslaagte Battlefield, Glencoe/Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

702 | 21 October 1899 The Boers occupied the railway Station on the 20th October and early the following morning … Read More

Fort Mistake
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

Doornkop
Doornkop, Chieveley Area, KwaZulu-Natal

203 | 10th January Onwards – Chieveley Area near N3/R74 junction Retief arrived at this laager site on the 10th … Read More

Mome Gorge
Mome Gorge, Nkandla Area, KwaZulu Natal

803 | 10 June 1906 Scene of the battle that broke the back of Rebellion. 575 rebels and 3 colonial … Read More

Mgungundlovu
Mgungundlovu, eMakhosini Opathe Heritage Park, Ulundi, KwaZulu Natal

103 | Site of the partially restored royal residence of King Dingane kaSenzangakhona between 1829 and 1838. Nearby is the … Read More

The Siege of Fort KwaMondi
The Siege of Fort KwaMondi, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

403 | 23 January to 3 April 1879 On the 23rd January Col Pearson’s Column reached the abandoned Norwegian Lutheran … Read More