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 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 in Calcutta … Continue reading Port Elizabeth of Yore: Scorey’s Hotel and its Antecedents