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HF received valuable resources about Schoemansdal and Thulamela

HF receives valuable resources about Schoemansdal and Thulamela Sidney Mears Miller recently wrote two very unique books about the history of Schoemansdal and Thulamela. He donated the original research for his books, A Frontier Town: Schoemansdal or...

HF new museum design and exhibition services

The Heritage Foundation has recently attained the services of the very capable specialist in various aspects of museum and exhibition design, production ans installation. Balthi du Plessis is a museology expert with 30 years’ experience in management, exhibition...

Rina Wiid honoured for work at Doornbult Concentration Camp Cemetery

The 2017 Simon van der Stel Certificate of Merit award winner, Rina Wiid, was recently honoured at a ceremony held at Doornbult farm outside Hopetown. The award is one of three presented annually by the Heritage Association of South Africa (HASA). Rina and her...

New Donation to the Archive!

We received several donations in February, including unique photographs taken at Kerkenberg during a Day of the Vow celebration in the 1980s, as well as the arrival of the Johanna van der Merwe wagon during the 1938 Great Trek Centenary in Northcliff, Johannesburg. We...

HCA Day Trip – Melrose House

On Saturday 24 February, a group of HF Facebook Friends visited the beautiful Melrose House in Pretoria. Our day visits are very popular and was launched last year with a visit to two Anglo-Boer War forts in Pretoria. Future events will take place on a quarterly basis...

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