03/17/2019 - 00:00

On 17 March 2019 the Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage (MACH) will be hosting a remarkable bus tour. The tour includes the following:

  1. Talk on Schoeman family role in building the dam
  2. The secrets of the Saartjiesnek Cross
  3. Stop at Prellar house for refreshments and talk on Eugene Marais
  4. Drive past the Voortrekker graves of the Pretorius brothers dated 1847
  5. View Iron railway bridges and learn about the early railways
  6. World War 2. Sappers Rus. The little Chapel which carries the names of the fallen Sappers.
  7. Drive past the remains of Commando Nek Blockhouse
  8. Stop at Tan Malie shop which was built 1921 to cater to dam builders. Perhaps Hartie’s only museum
  9. Talk about the building of the Dam
  10. Drive through Silkaatsnek and talk about the Battles 1 & 2
  11. Stop at French Toast for refreshments and listen the Oom Paul Kruger’s great grandson Paul talk about the Krugers
  12. Stop at Rietfontein Cemetery holding 127 English troops who fell in the Magaliesberg


  • Date: 17 March 09h00 to 17h00 (08h30 for coffee/tea)
  • Meet: At Meerhof Lodge
  • Cost: R200.00 pp for tour (refreshments for own accoun).
  • Bookings: Mike 071 382 5905: mike@meerhoflodge.co.za
  • Banking details: Standard Bank Hartbeespoort 013445. AC 420013393  Ref.TourMar17.Name.
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