Horse Memorial, located on
the corner of Russell and Cape
Roads, was erected and dedicated
to the horses killed during the
South African War (1899-1902).
This magnificent statue is reputed
to be one of only three memorials
in the world dedicated to horses.
situated in Mendi Road, New Brighton,
was erected in memory of the servicemen
who lost their lives at sea when
the troopship S.S. Mendi foundered
near St. Catherine's Point on
the Isle of Wight.
Park, a tribute to the heroism
and courage displayed by the gallant
fighters who are buried here,
can be found in Limba Avenue,
Van Der Kemps
Kloof Memorial, on the outskirts
of the Port Elizabeth metropole,
has the first church built in
1803 by Dr Johannes Theodosuis
Van Der Kemp. He was sent by the
London Missionary Society and
arrived in the area in 1801. He
built a permanent settlement to
fulfill his missionary work. The
history of the settlement is both
interesting and historically valuable
to visitors and the community
Retief Memorial, situated
on the original farm in Summerstrand,
along Marine Drive, was built
to celebrate the centenary of
the Great Trek.
The King George
VI Art Museum and Gallery
was opened on the 22nd June 1956
and named to commemorate the 1947
royal visit to PE. The collections
are housed in two buildings framing
the entrance to St. George's Park.
Included are British art, international
printmaking, South African art,
particularly that of the Eastern
Cape, and Oriental art, including
Indian miniatures and Chinese
The St. Croix
Motor Museum displays a private
collection of vintage and classic
vehicles dating back to 1901.
Visits can be arranged on request.
The Port Elizabeth
Air Force Museum boasts three
complete reconstructed pre-war
aircrafts and other aircraft memorabilia.
The Jewish Pioneers'
Memorial Museum is housed
in the original synagogue, which
was used by the city's Jewish
community between 1912 and 1954.
It features an interesting collection
of memorabilia, ceremonial items
and historical photographic displays
such as a bridal gallery, a Jewish
ex-servicemen's memorial and much
Main Museum blends the cultural
and natural history of South Africa.
The halls exhibit fully rigged
models of earlysailing-ships,
salvaged artifacts, marine animals,
local fish, fossils, dinosaurs,
historical treasures and traditional