Expiry: 
12/13/2019 - 00:00

The Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage (MACH) will be unveiling a blue plaque commemorating the Battle of Nooitgedacht on Friday 13 December 2019.

About the battle: On 13th December 1900, below Nooitgedacht cliffs, 1500 British soldiers camped. Before dawn 2500 Boers under Generals De la Rey, Smuts & Beyers attacked. Beyers from the top of the Magaliesberg & de la Rey from the base. It was a significant Boer victory. The British managed to retreat but losses were considerable. This was the largest Magaliesberg battle.

Celebration, talk & battlefield visits at Askari Game Lodge situated on the Plumari Game Reserve, Hekpoort

  • Date:  Friday 13 December 09h00 for10h00
  • Talk by Magaliesberg Battlefield expert Andre Wedepohl 
  • Blue Plaque unveiled
  • Bugler plays Last Post
  • Visit to Battlefield in game vehicles.Cost  R100.00 pp
  • Lunch available for own account

For more information email mike@meerhoflodge.co.za

Category: 
Events Exhibitions Tours
Created
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:21

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