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HistoryChief Mbari lived on the site of Harare kopje before the occupation in 1890, his brother...
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Architect: Fr Richartz, Client: Society of Jesus, Builder: Jesuit Brothers and people of the...
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Percy Clark in his book Autobiography of an Old Drifter tells how Charles Fox, nephew of Sir...
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The Summer House is where Cecil Rhodes’ coffin rested on the night before the final trek to...
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These fine late Victorian Stables are on the west boundary of Rhodes Estate Preparatory School, now...
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No women were included amongst the Pioneers, but it soon became clear they would be needed for...
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The large stand of over 5 hectares on the western side of the kopje given to Johnson, Heany and...
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The Queen’s Hotel was opened on 31 December 1899 on the eve of the twentieth century and...
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This is one of the very oldest buildings still standing. Although the building looks...
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Meikles BuildingsThe Meikle Brothers came to Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia) in 1892. Stewart opened a...
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Cecil House (1901)GPS Reference: 17⁰49′29.08″S 31⁰03′01.28″E2 Central...
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In 1939 Canon Edward Paterson, an Anglican priest born in Scotland but raised in Johannesburg, was...
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In 1879 the Jesuits made arrangements to establish missions to the north of the Limpopo River and...
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The terminus, now in a very dilapidated state is on the old rail route into the Matobo Hills. By...
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The modern Church in Zimbabwe has its beginnings in the Zambezi Mission run by the Society of Jesus...
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The chimney at Mvuma is visible from many kilometres away standing on a prominent kopje and...
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 Below is a Rhodesia 1898 One Penny Duty stamp with an Orton’s Drift Post Office agency...
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In her excellent article, Mrs Dorothy Finn says that Cripps was not related to Lionel Cripps, or...
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IntroductionThis paper is based on a survey carried out by J.K.G. Borcherds, B.Arch., RIBA in...
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A summary of events leading up to the establishment of Fort Gibbs are described by Ian Tomes....
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Within the grounds of the National Mining Museum stands a relic of the boom gold mining days called...
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Fort Ingwenya (either from Ngwena (chiShona for crocodile) or Ingwenya (isiNdebele for hippo)...
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Serima Church, Hospital and School complex are situated within the Serima communal lands, south of...
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Birchenough Bridge spanning the Save River was a gift of the Beit Trust has and was given its name...
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 Part of the antiquities collection of the Mutare Museum is displayed at Utopia House, the old...
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 The Rhodes Nyanga Hotel has 24 rooms, the 8 rooms in the old original block of rooms all have...
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Bernard Mizeki was born Mamiyeri Mitseka Gwambe in Inhambane, Mozambique in 1861, he left his...
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Peter Garlake reminds us that that stone enclosures, such as we see at Tsindi Hill, served a...
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Luanze was the site of an important trading fair, called a feira, which was established in the 1580...
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 As the visitor approaches the southern side of the building, the elaborate and highly...
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BackgroundGreat Zimbabwe between 1300 to 1500AD was the largest settlement in sub-Saharan Africa,...
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Bulawayo is Zimbabwe’s second largest town after the capital Harare; it is twinned with...
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The concrete arch dam is 128 metres high and 633 metres along the crest. For many years the site on...
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The little Chapel of Santa Barbara is situated at the top of the hill known as Kariba Heights and...
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Local Budya people believe the ruins were built and occupied in the 1600’s by Makate, a man...
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