The Border Historical Society has arranged a day trip to the Salem district. It will be led by Donald Davies who has planned visits to various sites, including the following highlights:
- Lombard's Post - an early fortified farmhouse;
- Bushman's River Valley - accompanied by Penny Elliot - one of the original cast of the 1820 documentary "The Volunteers", filmed here in 1983;
- Two early Corbelled structures
Vehicles will be shared where possible and the costs of each car will be apportioned pro-rata between the driver and the passengers, based on the total distance travelled. Vehicles will need to have a high clearance.
We anticipate leaving East London early in the morning - at about 6:30 - to spend the whole day out. Our first stop is at the Port Alfred (Kowie) Museum at 8:00.
Anyone interested in attending should reply by Thursday 13 May 2021 - such that we can plan the logistics and vehicle sharing. firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone attending would need to bring their own food and water, good walking shoes and a hat.
Look forward to your response.
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