Paul Kruger House Pretoria

Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger. It was built in 1884 by architect Tom Claridge and builder Charles Clark. Milk was used, instead of water, for mixing the cement from which the house was constructed, as the cement available was of poor quality
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Pres Paul Kruger and his wife - this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Pres Paul Kruger and his wife - this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Paul Kruger Coach in Krugersdorp in Boer War Museum

Paul Kruger Coach in Krugersdorp in Boer War Museum

Paul Kruger huis museum - Pretoria

Paul Kruger huis museum - Pretoria

Paul Kruger house- where his wife did needle work

Paul Kruger house- where his wife did needle work

Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa

This Reformed church owes its cultural historical significance to its association with the former president of the ‘Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek’, Paul Kruger. The church, together with the Kruger House Museum directly south of the church, forms a historic coherent whole in terms of cultural significance with S.J.P Kruger as binding factor. It owes its architectural value to the fact that it was one of the churches built by Kruger’s ’Hollanders’, as indicated by the corner stone of the…

This Reformed church owes its cultural historical significance to its association with the former president of the ‘Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek’, Paul Kruger. The church, together with the Kruger House Museum directly south of the church, forms a historic coherent whole in terms of cultural significance with S.J.P Kruger as binding factor. It owes its architectural value to the fact that it was one of the churches built by Kruger’s ’Hollanders’, as indicated by the corner stone of the…

The Paul Kruger Church was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 7 September 1979.

The Paul Kruger Church was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 7 September

Another interesting feature of the house is two stone lions on the verandah that were presented to President Kruger as a birthday gift on 10 October 1896 by the mining magnate Barney Barnato.

Another interesting feature of the house is two stone lions on the verandah that were presented to President Kruger as a birthday gift on 10 October 1896 by the mining magnate Barney Barnato.

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