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Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
 

The Old Provost

 
 
The Old Provost Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay van Zyl, January 17, 2013
1. The Old Provost Marker
Inscription. Constructed as a military prison in 1838.
 
Erected by Historical Monument Commission.
 
Location. 33° 18.883′ S, 26° 31.183′ E. Marker is in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. Marker is on Lucas Avenue, on the left when traveling south. 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. Schönland Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Drostdy Gateway (approx. 0.3 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).
 
Categories. Military
 
The Old Provost Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay van Zyl, January 17, 2013
2. The Old Provost Marker
The Old Provost Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay van Zyl, January 17, 2013
3. The Old Provost Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2013, by Jay van Zyl of Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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