Saturday, April 13, 2024 - 00:00

Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage presents 'Heritage Treasures of Toppieshoek', a talk by Vincent Carruthers on his book.

  • Broederstroom Toppieshoek Adventure Campsite
  • Date Saturday 13 April at 10h30
  • Bookings Derick@machbookings.co.za
  • Entry free. Refreshments at own cost

Broederstroom Early Iron Age site c350 AD - First arrival of Black African immigrants into the region & ancestors of the majority of today’s South Africans. Brought farming skills to allow settlements rather than to hunt and gather. Thatched huts, iron smelting and forging.

Leiden Southern Station Observatory. 1954. Franklin-Adams telescope which discovered the closest star to Earth. Proxima Centauri. Sir Patrick Moore said it probably took the best pictures of Halley Comet in 1910. Rockefeller Twin Astrograph has two identical parallel 16-inch photographic telescopes to study variable stars.



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