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Rhenish Mission Church - Keetmanshoop Museum
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Date:1895
Type:Rhenish Church
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°34'47.08" S 18°07'56.01" E Alt: 999m

Transcript of the National Monuments Council plaque:

THIS CHURCH WAS BUILT UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE
REV. T. FENCHEL BY NAMA MEMBERS OF THE MISSION
CONGREGATION AFTER THE PREVIOUS CHURCH WAS WASHED
AWAY IN 1890 BY THE AUB RIVER. IT WAS INAUGURATED
ON 8 MAY 1895.
National Monuments Council 1978

(Submitted by Dorothy Adendorff)

Now houses the Keetmanshoop Museum.


Writings about this entry

Vogt, Andreas. 2004. National Monuments in Namibia : An inventory of proclaimed national monuments in the Republic of Namibia. Windhoek: Macmillan Education Namibia Publishers. pg 143-144