Port Elizabeth of Yore: Scorey’s Hotel and its Antecedents

Today this little-known Hotel has escaped from the memories of even the oldest residents in Port Elizabeth. Yet in 1821, it was the very first hotel to be established in Port Elizabeth.  Main picture: View from Scorey’s Hotel in 1835 – painted by Lt William Vernon Guise Captain Fairfax Moresby Fairfax Moresby who was born … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: Scorey’s Hotel and its Antecedents