History

Places and websites of Interest:


Outline history of Tokai and Porter Estate

http://www.sanparks.co.za/docs/parks_table_mountain/planning_docs/panel5.pdf


Tokai Manor House (now used as the Admin Head Office for the Table Mountain National Park)

http://www.sanparks.co.za/parks/table_mountain/about/contact.php

http://www.historicalmedia.co.za/?p=161


Steenberg Farm (now converted to Steenberg Hotel and Catharina’s Restaurant)

http://www.steenbergfarm.com/


Chrysalis Academy (previously the Porter School or Tokai Reformatory)


Stone Chapel

http://www.sahistory.org.za/places/stone-chapel-tokai-near-porter-reformatory-school


Pollsmoor Prison

http://www.iol.co.za/news/pollsmoor-has-rich-history-of-its-own-1.1714414#.VRFFt_yUfW8


Books related to the Tokai area:

‘Under Elephant’s Eye, A Short History of Tokai ‘by Hilary Mauve

‘Constantia and its Neighbours’ by Helen Robinson