Adaptation of "Trek Fishing in Simon's Town Area - A Preliminary Study" by the late Elizabeth Biggs extracted from Simon's Town Historical Society Bulletin Vol. XVll No. 3
Centuries of intermarriage and social interaction in Simon’s Town created a very culturally diverse community, whose history and heritage must be UNIQUE in South Africa, if not the world!
The Forced Removals that happened in Simon's Town from 1968-1970 was one of the biggest tragedies in Simon's Town.
The Cape Peninsula fascinating origins in Gondwana, a massive continent that once formed part of the supercontinent of Pangea. Learn more about the ancient geological history of the area.
Stone tools have been found at different sites in Simonstown, including at Sayers Lane.
View an interactive map of historic sites in Simon’s Town.
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