Komani (Queenstown), Eastern Cape

Founded: 1853

Named in honour of Queen Victoria.

 


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List of references:

Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pp 159, 163, 165, 166
Greaves, Alan . 1987. Tell me of Komani – a history of Queenstown. Queenstown: The Society [Frontier Historical Society]. pp All
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 95
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 121
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 40

List of structures:

Bank of Africa: n.d. : pre-1905.
Barclays Bank: 1930.
Bongolo Dam: 1905.
Catholic Cathedral of Christ the King: c1960?.
Commemorative Lamp Poles - James Lamont: 1915.
Daily Representative offices, reconstr: 1934.
Elementary Public School: 1895.
Frontier Hospital: 1932.
Girls' High School: 1920.
Girls' School - Komani Museum: 1899.
Hexagon: n.d..
Horse Drinking Fountain: 1909.
House Herbert Price: 1903.
Kaffrarian Steam Mill Co. Ltd: 1950.
Memorial to Cape Mounted Yeomanry 1878-1881: n.d..
Memorial to Queenstown Rifle Volunteers 1899-1902: n.d..
Mental Hospital, Queenstown: n.d..
Mutual Building: 1950.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1925.
Post Office and Telephone Exchange: n.d..
Presbyterian Church: 1865.
Presbyterian Church Orphanage, scheme: 1913.
Queen's College High School: 1897 : 1914-1915 : 1921 : 1938.
Railway bridge over the Komani River: n.d..
Railway Station: n.d..
Sanlamgebou / Sanlam Building: 1960s?.
School: 1928.
St Columba’s Uniting Presbyterian Church: 1967.
St Michael and All Angels: 1882 : 1921.
Standard Bank: c1931.
Town Hall: 1882.
Tuberculosis Sanatorium: 1939.
Voortrekker Centennial Monument: 1938.
Wagon bridge over the Black Kei River: n.d..
Wagon Bridge over the Klaas Smits River: 1906.
Wesleyan Methodist Church: 1880.
World War I Memorial: pre-1924.