SImon's Town Coat of Arms

SIMON’S TOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

FOUNDED IN 1960

TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT OUR HERITAGE


REGISTERED AS A CONSERVATION BODY

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The links below will lead you to pages on our web site about places and articles of interest about Simon’s Town Past and Present.

We will be adding more links here as they become available

Old Burying Ground

Simon’s Town Museums

Museums to Visit

PLACES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST TO VISIT

Old Burying Ground
A brief history of Simon’s Town from its early days to the present

Background and description of our  Coat of Arms

The Mystery Stone
Stone carved with the crest of HMS Cornwall found during site clearing

The Martello Tower
Probably the oldest Tower of its type still in existence

Simon’s Town Heritage Advisory Committee
Objectives of the Committee

A Personal Glimpse
Henry Frieslaar

Flagships at Cape of Good Hope
By Bill Rice

Roman Rock Lighthouse
150 Years old
A brief History of the Gun and Firing Schedule for 2014
WW1 Japanese Battlecruiser