The Gandhi Settlement in Inanda was established in 1903. Much of the settlement was destroyed in the 1985 riots, but the printing works(below), survived and the old wood and iron houses restored. There is also a new museum with exhibits
The Tatham Art gallery, which is a National Monument (1996), was originally the Supreme Court building and was started in 1865 but only completed 10 years later. It was used as such until 1983 at which point the Council transferred
After a number of sites which included the Market square, the ‘lunatic ‘ asylum was located near Town Hill in 1877. The building was completed in 1904 but further additions were made including the 1901 building below at the end
This post is based upon a mail from Arthur Gammage relating a story about Reverend C.F. Miles-Cadman, which will be of interest Durban residents who are interested in the city’s past. Cadman was born in U.K., served in WWI and
One may think that Durban’s premier beachfront is one of the worst places imaginable to try to grow a variety of trees: think of the sandy soil, danger of vandalism, and salt-laden wind for starters. Drawing the obvious conclusion would.
Durban’s KwaMuhle Museum was the former offices of the Native Administration Department, but now features displays relating to the Apartheid ” Durban System ” and the struggle for dignity by its citizens, along with other displays reflecting Durban’s urban growth.