Old Prison Pietermaritzburg
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 16:26
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Natal Inland Family History Society

This historic building was gutted by fire on 8 December 2016. It is an absolute tragedy for the owners, the city and the country. The building is one of the oldest in Pietermaritzburg (circa 1862) and is a declared heritage site. Many famous political prisoners including Gandhi were held here. Please use this thread to add background and updates on its restoration.

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Email James Ball for details on how to add a site to the endangered heritage list - jamesball01@gmail.com. Click here to view list.

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