Featured Histories


Trek Fishing

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

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Makings of a Community

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!

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Forced Removals

The Forced Removals that happened in Simon's Town from 1968-1970 was one of the biggest tragedies in Simon's Town.

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Schools of Simon's Town

An educational history of Simon's Town.

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Whaling in Simon's Bay

A historical account of whaling by Abdullah Moses

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Women at War: WAAS

Personal Memories of the W.A.A.S in Simon's Town

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Cape Floral Kingdom

Learn about the richness and diversity of our Fynbos Biome.

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The Cape Corps

A brief history of the legacy of the Cape Corps in Simon's Town.

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Living with Baboons

Community stories of baboons before and after the Forced Removals.

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Geology of the Cape Peninsula

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.

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Women at War: ASWAAS

THE ARTILLERY SPECIALISTS WOMENS' ARMY SERVICE OR A.S.W.A.A.S.

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