Karoo History

  • More InfoUpdated: 2 weeks ago
    In 1875 The Graaff Reinet Club was established and in 1880 a new clubhouse was erected on Church Square. From 1900-1902 the officers of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards, stationed at Graaff Reinet, made use of the club.
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  • More InfoUpdated: April 2015
    The Aberdeen Bed Grave
    • Karoo Heartland
    Near the roadside between Aberdeen and Graaff-Reinet, in the middle of the veld, lies an old cast iron bedstead. This according to legend is the grave of a woman who took ill and died while the family were trekking by ox-wagon...
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  • More InfoUpdated: 2 days ago
    Open 8.30 - 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00 weekdays, but the building is sometimes closed due to other commitments, so phone ahead if you are coming from out of town. Saturday and Public holidays 10.00 - 12.00 by appointment.
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