Life and Death at the Old Drift, Victoria Falls 1898-1905

Life and Death at the Old Drift

Victoria Falls (1898-1905)

The following pages contain various extended sections and features which expanded on areas of interest and further reading to suppliment information provided in the book. We'll also add to these pages any new interesting information which comes to light from our continuing research.

Albert Giese - a look at Albert Giese, a German prospector and trader who plays a key role in the early development of the Victoria Falls.

Frank Worthington - a look at the career of Frank Worthington, one of the early arrivals north of the River, District Commissioner for the Batoka District and Secretary for Native Affairs (1904-1911).

The Old Drifters - details of known names of those who lived at the Old Drift.

The Old Drift Cemetery - details of the graves and those known to be burried at the Old Drift Cemetry.

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