Cannon from the Battle of Muizenberg

These two cannon sit on the station platform at Muizenberg train station. They were supposed to have been used during the Battle of Muizenberg in 1795, fought between the British and the Dutch. The British won, resulting on the the 1st British Occupation.

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  1. […] While the ground is not especially large, it is lovely, and probably a great place to have a quite afternoon picnic. The site is about 1km from the Train Station, opposite Bailey’s Cottage. By the way, if you visit the platform on Muizenberg station, you can see 2 of the cannon. […]

    May 23, 2011

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