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Strydom Monument
Pretoria, Gauteng

Date:1972
Type:Monument
Status:Destroyed

 


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Coordinates:
25°44'47.90" S 28°11'36.87" E

The monument consisted of a huge dome covering a bust of former South African prime minister Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom. It collapsed on 31 May 2001 injuring two people. The collapse was ascribed to structural fatigue.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

van Tonder, JJ. 1977. Fotobeeld van 300 Monumente, Standbeelde en Gedenktekens langs die pad van Suid-Afrika. Krugersdorp: JJ van Tonder. pg 38
Volkskas Public Relations. s.a [1972?]. Strijdom Monument [Publication untitled]. Pretoria: Perskor. pg All