Chavonnes Battery Blog - Page 8

Article by Mervyn Emms in 1975

Posted on Wed February 4, 2015.

Interesting article written in 1975 about the Chavonnes Battery by Mervyn Emms. The Battery was buried in 1860, re-discovered like buried treasure in 1999 and preserved for local and international visitors to enjoy an insight into the history of Cape Town.

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Jan Van Riebeeck beginning of all the troubles?

Posted on Wed January 21, 2015.

Was Jan van Riebeeck’s arrival in 1652 the beginning of all South Africa’s troubles, as President Jacob Zuma would have it? by Willem Steenkamp

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The Heroes of Blaauwberg by Willem Steenkamp

Posted by Willem on Mon January 5, 2015 in The characters.

To commemorate the Battle of Blaauwberg,
the Cannon Association of SA will be hosting
Cannon Firings and demonstrations of the craft
on Saturday 10th January 2015
at The Castle of Good Hope
from 10 am to 3 pm.

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Axios School enjoy an outing with Storytelling

Posted on Wed November 19, 2014.

We had the pleasure of hosting a group of learners for the story of the birth of Cape Town.
Made possible by the partnership of Coca-Cola and the V&A Waterfront.

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