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Fort Hare
Alice, Eastern Cape

ROYAL ENGINEERS: Architect

Date:c1847
Type:Fort
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
32°47'12.37" S 26°50'54.95" E

In the grounds of the University of Fort Hare.

Extant - in ruined condition

Wording on plaque

HISTORICAL MONUMENTS
COMMISSION
HISTORIESE MONUMENTE
KOMMISSIE
FORT HARE 1847-1883
THESE BUILDINGS FORMED PART
OF THE MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT
OF FORT HARE.
HIERDIE GEBOUE HET DEEL UITGEMAAK
VAN DIE VERDEDIGINGSWERKE
TE FORT HARE.
I-QUMRU IESIKHUMBUZO YESIXEKO
EZI ZINDIU ZAZI YINXALENYE YESIXEKO SAMAJONI
AWAYEMI E FORT HARE.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Coetzee, Colin. 1995. Forts of the Eastern Cape : Securing a frontier 1799 - 1878. Grahamstown: Colin G Coetzee. pg 451-492