This Trail allows the visitor to view historic sites connected with the various Black cultures and their history in the Diamond City. Prior to 1994 little was known about the history of the black people of South Africa other than what was allowed to be published during the Apartheid era. This Trail allows the visitor to view historic sites connected with the various Black cultures and their history in the Diamond City. Orien Sites include the McGregor Museum, Duggan Cronin Gallery, Greenpoint Township and the Peace and Justice Memorial, The Malay Camp and Memorials.
Sol Plaatje Statue, Sol Plaatje House and Museum, Frances Baard Statue, Transvaal Road Police Station, Black Pioneer Cemetery, Sol Plaatje Grave, Mayibuye Graves, Heroes Acre, Historic Galeshewe No 2, Mayibuye Uprisings 1952, Abantu-Batho Hall and Robert Sobukwe House and Business, House of NC Parliament, Colville and Floors Townships, Gum Tree Lodge and Africana Library.
KIMBERLEY PUB TOUR
While Kimberley during the mining heydays was dotted with pubs, today, only a few of these establishments from a bygone age exist. This tour revisits some of these old establishments still standing today, including the Phoenix Hotel, Cheers (Old Beaconsfield Club),
Halfway House, KHS Old Boys’ Club (Bishops Hostel), Ex Servicemen’s Club (Old Kimberley Golf Club), Kimberley Club, Savoy Hotel, The City Club, Star of the West and the Australian Arms.
TO EXPERIENCE THESE TRAILS:
Northern Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Tel: 053 831 1081 | Web: www.kimberleymeander.co.za