Port Elizabeth of Yore: A Pictorial History of Willows

I would have preferred to have written a history of Willows, albeit short, but as I have been unable to uncover much information about this iconic resort, I will invoke my right to present a pictorial blog with a several facts added as a spicing on the top. Even as regards photographs, there is a dearth of them covering the early years.

Like many Port Elizabethans, the McCleland family stayed at Willows at some point in their lives. In our case it was over the Easter holidays. Sometimes we even took our home-built canoe along but as the main pool was miniscule, it could, in all honesty, only be used when the facility was not crowded.

Main picture: Two views of Willows separated by 50 years

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