Eshowe Jail (gaol)

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Physical Address

John Ross Highway
Eshowe
3815

Postal Address

PO Box 37
Eshowe
3815

Description

Built in 1900 as a 'second class' central prison, this national monument now houses the Thukela Commando.It was used as a place of refuge during the Bambatha uprising.A large fig tree to the rear was used as a rallying point for the Zulu King Cetshwayo's impis during the 1870's.


    

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