Thursday, January 26, 2012

A hundred years of history

Trafalgar High School in Cape Town's District Six is a hundred years old this year. One of Cape Town's top schools, it was established in 1912 and has a proud tradition of perseverance through adversity during the upheavals of the forced removals of the Apartheid clearances. It has produced some of South Africa's famous personalities and politicians, and many of its teachers are legendary. Happy Hundredth Birthday Trafalgar.
My photo is of the old, long ignored "boys" door that has been preserved over the years. There is also a "girls" door on the other side.

2 comments:

  1. I'm surprised that the school wasn't demolished as well in the 60's.

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  2. They apparently had designs on using it as a naval centre!

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