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Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
 

Schönland Building

 
 
Schönland Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay van Zyl, January 17, 2013
1. Schönland Building Marker
Inscription. Originally a military hospital, this building was used for the sitting of the house of assembly when the Cape parliament met in Grahamstown in 1864.
 
Erected by Historical Monument Commission.
 
Location. 33° 18.867′ S, 26° 31.2′ E. Marker is in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. Marker can be reached from Lucas Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grahamstown, Eastern Cape 6139, South Africa.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Provost (within shouting distance of this marker); Drostdy Gateway (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Yellow House (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Bible (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Andrew Geddes Bain, Road Builder and Geologist (approx. 14.2 kilometers away).
 
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Schönland Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay van Zyl, January 17, 2013
2. Schönland Building Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2013, by Jay van Zyl of Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2013, by Jay van Zyl of Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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