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Huguenot MemorialWALGATE and ELSWORTH: Architect
Franschhoek, Western Cape
Jacob Cornelis JONGENS: Design Architect
Coert STEYNBERG: Sculptor
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33°54'55.00" S 19°07'24.51" E Alt: 285m
Transcription of plaque:
Erected on this dedicated ground in 1943
by a grateful South African people in honour of
the Huguenots at the Cape (1688)
and their invaluable contribution to our nationhood.
The three arches symbolize the Holy Trinity:
the Sun and the Cross form the emblem of the Huguenots
Designed by J. C. Jongens.
The central figure represents the freedom of conscience.
Sculptor: Coert Steynberg.