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 of Port Elizabeth. Yet in 1821 it was the very first hotel to be established in the town.  Main picture: View from Scorey’s Hotel in 1835 – painted by Lt William Vernon Guise Captain Fairfax Moresby Fairfax Moresby was born in … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: Scorey’s Hotel and its Antecedents