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The Voortrekker Monument is a monument in the city of Pretoria, South Africa. The massive granite structure, built to honour the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and was designed by the architect Gerard Moerdijk who had the idea to Cape Colony, Soli Deo Gloria, Namibia, African History, African Art, Africa Travel, Countries Of The World, Places To See, South Africa
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The Mighty Voortrekker Monument South Africa

The Voortrekker Monument is a monument in the city of Pretoria, South Africa. The massive granite structure, built to honour the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and 1854, was designed by the architect Gerard Moerdijk who had the idea to design a "monument that would stand a thousand years to describe the history and the meaning of the Great Trek to its descendants". It can be seen from almost any location in the city, as it is seated on a hilltop.

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Pretoria, South Africa

Photos taken in and around the area surrounding the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa on November 12th, 2009

The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa: Little House on the Prairie meets colonial violence meets monumental fascist-esque architecture. Very special to the Afrikaner people Pretoria, Zimbabwe, Monuments, Namibia, Port Elizabeth, Kruger National Park, To Infinity And Beyond, African History, African Art
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The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa

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University of Pretoria Administration Block

Place: Pretoria, University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus Dubbed the "ship", it was built in 1965 and finished in 1968 by Brian Sandrock Architects. It was then renovated in 1973 for more office space. It is the main adminstration building of the university.

Set in beautiful gardens, the Union Buildings command the highest point of the city on Meintjieskop Hill near historic Church Square, site of the city’s first settlement. Designed by Sir Herbert Baker in this impressive range of sandstone buildin…… New Africa, South Africa, Namibia, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, African Countries, Honeymoon Destinations, Live, Beautiful Gardens
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This Day in History: Jul 19, 1786: The town Graaf-Reinet is founded in South Africa

On 19 July 1786 Graaff-Reinet was established by the Dutch East Indian Company (DEIC). The town was named after the Governor Cornelis Jacob van de Graeff and his wife Cornelia Reynet. Graaff-Reinet is the fourth oldest town in South Africa. It is well known as the home of magnificent examples of Cape Dutch architecture and over 220 heritage sites. The town’s early history can be traced back to the 1770s, when autonomous farms were set up in the Graaff-Reinet area by Boers trekking from the…

"Spookhuis" Erasmus Castle in Pretoria. i want my future house to look like this maybe lol Pretoria, Beautiful Buildings, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Pictures, Spook Houses, Port Elizabeth, Second Empire, Out Of Africa, Africa Travel
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"Spookhuis" Erasmus Castle in Pretoria

This old house dates from 1903

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Marthinus Wessel, Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus and Christiaan Pieter Pretorius, the three sons of Andries Pretorius

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Prominent statues in Pretoria

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Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius

During this lull in hostilities, the Zulu medicine men created the illusion of invincibility amongst the warriors in a series of pageant-like displays. End Of Apartheid, Cape Colony, Family Research, My Land, Zulu, African History, Cute Images, War Machine, Trek
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Voortrekkers (dubbelsinnig)

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Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius November 1798 – 23 July was a leader of the Boers who was instrumental in the creation of the Transvaal Republic, as well as the earlier but short-lived Natalia Republic, in present-day South Africa. End Of Apartheid, Cape Colony, Zulu Warrior, Saint Matthew, My Heritage, African History, The Republic, South Africa, Battle
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This Day in History: DECEMBER 16, 1838 :The Battle of Blood River

The Battle of Blood River (Afrikaans: Slag van Bloedrivier; Zulu: iMpi yaseNcome) is the name given for the battle fought between 470 Voortrekkers ("Pioneers"), led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated 15,000–21,000 Zulu attackers on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Casualties amounted to 3,000 of king Dingane's soldiers dead, including two Zulu princes competing with prince Mpande for the Zulu throne. Three Pioneers commando…

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