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Monument to the Independent Colony of Graaff-Reinet

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Independant Colony

Seems very insignificant if you walk past it in the street, but very interesting part of South... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ffitzgerald432
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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Fuel for thought!

On the corner of Parsonage and Church streets, almost on the forecourt of the Shell Garage, is a... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2015
Jilldutoit
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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“Independant Colony”
26 Sep 2015
“Fuel for thought!”
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Corner of Church Street and Parsonage Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems very insignificant if you walk past it in the street, but very interesting part of South African history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2015

On the corner of Parsonage and Church streets, almost on the forecourt of the Shell Garage, is a plaque commemorating the establishment of the Independent Colony of Graaff Reinet - lasting from 1795 to August 1796! Wow! Thats quite something... yet another indication of the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

I would not call this a monument. It is a plaque on a small wall next to a petrol station. You will walk pass it and not even realize it is a monument. But what makes it worth a visit is a small part of...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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