The building housing the museum is the Toll House which was erected in 1879 in the town of Colenso. The first man to occupy this quaint little building was W.R. Steward, the toll keeper. It was later converted into a…
712D | RE-ENACTMENT GROUP The Dundee Diehards re-enactment team is a volunteer, non-profit organisation that was formed in 1999, originally to re-enact the Battle of Talana at the centenary of the battle. The group has since grown and become well…
Built in 1878, it was about 200m long and 5m wide. The flooring was corrugated iron overlaid with pulverised ironstone. The Bridge is still in use today.
703D | Anton von Wouw memorial tablet can be found at the Dutch reformed Moederkerk to commemorate the Boers who died at the battle of Talana.
704D | The church was used as a hospital during and after the battle of Talana. Soldiers who died were buried at the rear of the church.
705D | Boswells is the oldest pre Boer war theatre in KZN. The Treason Trials of 1901 were held in this building.
00L | LADYSMITH/EMNAMBITHI TOURISM INFORMATION OFFICE The foyer of the Siege Museum houses the Tourism Information Office where brochures and information can be obtained for Ladysmith and Colenso and the surrounding area. There is also an excellent bookshop with a…
706D | The Cottage Hospital is the original hospital in Dundee and was used during and after the battle of Talana. It is now part of the Eventide Mews complex.
707D | The Holy Rosary Convent Buildings is today part of the Pro Nobis school complex for physically and mentally challenged children and young adults.
708D | It was in these grounds in 1913 that the Mohandas Gandhi spoke to over 3000 people which led to the mine workers strike and march of that year.
709D | Erected by the Biggarsberg Shellhole to commemorate the involvement of miners and their wives from Burnside mine in the war effort of 1939-1945.
710D | Paynes’ farm in Glencoe was built in 1898 and used as the Russian hospital for Boer forces 1899-1900.
711D | War Memorial in Dundee
The Newcastle Tourism Information Office is situated in the old Town Hall on Scott Street.
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