The Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage is hosting will be unveiling a blue plaque (commemorating the Battles of Silkaatsnek) on Sat 20 November 2021. Andre Wedepohl will be speaking at the event as well. Check out all the details below:

  • Registration at Cableway station conference room from 09h00
  • Refreshments served
  • Presentation of battles at 10H00
  • Plaque placement at top Station at 11h30
  • Walk to Battlefield viewing site 11h45
  • Cableway trip and refreshment on arrival R200.00 (normal price R350.00)
  • Guests invited to enjoy lunch at a Cableway restaurant of choice (own expense)
  • Bookings: or 071 382 5905
  • Payments: MACH Standard bank 01 507 402 1, Ref: Name
  • Covid rules apply.

Andre Wedepohl's passion is South African history. He is particularly interested in the rich and complex history of the Magaliesberg region. Andre is on the steering committee of the Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage (MACH), and is also a member of the Mountain Club of South Africa and of the Military History Society. He regularly leads guided walks for the Mountain Club and the Johannesburg Hiking Club, during which historically significant places in the Magaliesberg are visited. Andre has also given talks on various aspects of South African history for other organisations, including the Magaliesburg Historical Society and the Maropeng Visitor Centre. Andre serves as the heritage representative on the board of the Magaliesberg Biosphere NPC.
Andre is involved in the development of new exhibits and information panels for Kedar Heritage Lodge near Rustenburg. Kedar, located on Paul Kruger's farm Boekenhoutfontein,  is home to one of the world's largest private collections of South African War artifacts, including firearms, swords, uniforms, medals, documents, and many other items.

Events Exhibitions Tours
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:52

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