Part 1 - The History of Newtown
Part 2 - Mary Fitzgerald
Part 3 - The Market Precinct
Part 4 - The Electrical Precinct
Part 5 - The Transport Precinct
Did You Know?
Did you know that in 1896 a shunting train carrying 55 tons of dynamite crashed close to the Braamfontein Station? The explosion killed 72 people and left a crater four storeys deep. Buildings were damaged in and around Newtown.