A colonial image of Fort Victoria now Masvingo

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes:The Colonisation of Zimbabwe:Forts established by the Pioneer Column and their modern names

  • As the Pioneer Column marched into and through Zimbabwe they established forts
  • Most of these have turned into modern centers
  • The table below shows these forts and their corresponding modern day names
Fort New Name
Fort TuliBeitbridge
Fort VictoriaMasvingo
Fort CharterChivhu
Fort UsherMatobo
Fort RixonInsiza
Fort SalisburyHarare
Fort MelsetterChimanimani
Fort MartinChegutu

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