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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

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

Saailaager
Saailaager, Estcourt Area, KwaZulu-Natal

204 | 12 February 1838 The Zulus attacked the Voortrekker laagers in the Bushman’s River area after the execution of … Read More

Platrand
Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

705 | “The Platrand is a long hill on the south side of the town. It was a critical section … Read More

Fort Amiel Museum
Fort Amiel, 4 Fort Street, Amiel Park, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

506 | Fort Amiel was opened as the Cultural History Museum of Newcastle in 1990 at the restored British military … Read More

Veglaer
Veglaer, Estcourt Area, KwaZulu-Natal

206 | The site of a three day attack by Zulus on the Voortrekkers’ laager (13-15 February 1838). The actual … Read More

Ndondakusuka
Near John Ross Road Bridge, Mandeni, KwaZulu Natal

106 | 2 December 1856 Site of battle between Prince Cetshwayo and his brother Prince Mbuyazi, which established Cetshwayo as … Read More

Fugitives’ Drift
Fugitives' Drift, Dundee Area, KwaZulu Natal

406 | 22 January 1879 The Fugitives’ Trail is the route taken by survivors of the Battle of Isandlwana who … Read More

Armoured Train Incident
Armoured Train Incident - Churchill Capture Site, Frere Area, KwaZulu-Natal

706 | On the 15th November 1899 Winston Churchill, a war correspondent for the Morning Post persuaded his friend Capt … Read More

Bloukrans
Bloukrans, Estcourt Area, KwaZulu-Natal

207 | After the execution of Retief and his men at Mgungundlovu, King Dingane despatched his junior regiments to drive … Read More