Blood River Vow (1838). 16 December
The 16th December is like a sabbath for Boer nation, dedicated to thanksgiving JHWH, for to obey to the vow that the Voortrekkers (pioneers) did in the 1838. A vote that committed all their biological-spiritual descendants.
Heroes' Acre Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria - Tripadvisor
Heroes' Acre Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria: See 10 reviews, articles, and 9 photos of Heroes' Acre Church Street Cemetery, ranked No.86 on TripAdvisor among 127 attractions in Pretoria.
Lang's Nek (N11) - Mountain Passes South Africa
Lang’s Nek was named after William Timothy Lang, who bought a farm located to the north and east of Mount Majuba in Northern Natal in 1874. This is extremely well documented and cannot be disputed, but for the last 130 years, the pass itself, the road, the railway and the battlefield have all been e...
Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BELFAST Kamp/Camp
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Battlefields, South Africa
'Lest we forget' ... South Africa's historical landscape is littered with battlefields, from the early Frontier Wars that took place in the now Cape provinces, to the places of fierce battles between the Zulu and British in the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War, to the Anglo-Boer War (South African War) battlefields and concentration camps of 1899 to 1902. There are expertly guided tours of all the famous battlefield sites and war memorials commemorating those soldiers and citizens who died in the name of…
Historical Graves In South Africa | South Africa Ancestors & Family Tree Research
In the early days of the settlement at the Cape people of note were buried inside church buildings. Provision for a place of worship was at once made inside the Castle. Consequently the Rev. Joan (Johannes) van Arckel was laid to rest at that particular spot in the unfinished Castle in Jan. 1666. Only a fortnight earlier he himself had officiated at the laying of one of the four foundation stones of the new defence structure. A few months later the wife of Commander Zacharias Wagenaer was…