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  • Provost Prison

    If you’re looking for a historical tourist attraction with a macabre twist whilst visiting the beautiful old city of Grahamstown, make sure you visit the Provost Prison. Built in 1838 by the order of Sir Benjamin D’Urban, the name is derived from is relationship with the Provost Marshall. The Provost Marshall was the officer who was responsible not only for maintaining order, but also for ...