Zoar (‘refuge’, ‘haven’) village and mission station 21km E of Ladismith, Western Cape. Founded by South African Missionary Society on Elandsfontein farm (1817), named after Zoar by the Red Sea. Very old photo taken with very old camera. Please excuse bad quality.
Photo-A-Day. 17 Jun 12. Orroral Homestead (Circa 1860s) Built by Archibald McKeahnie and his father Charles, the Orroral Homestead is the oldest dwelling in the Namadgi Park. The end walls were of masonry with mud mortar which was rendered at a later date. The side walls were of slabs of timber, possibly taken from trees further up the valley. The roof was originally shingles; these can be seen under the verandahs, The structural timbers show signs of being shaped using a variety of…
This cottage, no longer occupied, is directly in front of a traditional "ice-house" built (according to the marking on it) in 1877. Though referred to as a fisherman's bothy, it could perhaps have been used by the... more
Stock Photo - white washed reed thatched roof cottages in Kassiesbaai, Arniston, Cape Agulhas, Western Cape, South Africa
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