Om die dam Heritage Bus Tour
Sunday June 23rd
With Historian Rob Milne
Hartebeestpoort Dam from Saartjiesnek: J.H. Pierneef, Panel at Johannesburg Station
Tour from Meerhof Lodge Hartbeespoort at 08h00.
Coffee/tea available from 07h30
Booklet covering sites to visit will be available.
Talk on Schoeman family role in building the dam and how “Sophia” fits in
Stand beside the Iron railway bridge and learn about the early railways and disappearing tracks
Sappers Rus and famous Sappers, Remembrance Day and a special page-turning ceremony
Lunch break at Van Gaalen’s and talk
Anecdotes of love, heroism and betrayal during the guerilla war in the Magaliesberg
South Africa’s Greatest Escape Artist, General Christian de Wet
The Voortrekker Cemetery, the “Brothers” of Broederstroom and “skelm” gold mining
Tea Break at Preller House and Talk
Gustav Preller, the great Afrikaans Marketer
Eugene Marais, the Afrikaans genius and the Opium Bed
Rietfontein Cemetery and fresh insights into the Battle of Kalkheuwel
Return to Meerhof Lodge 17h00
Bookings: Mike 071 382 5905 or email@example.com
Cost R200.00 per person. Refreshments & food for own account
- Pay MACH. Standard bank. All Branches 015074021.
Payments reference: (Name. June 23) All bookings will be confirmed by email.