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Danie Theron Monument
Fochville district, North West

Coenraad HILLEBRANDS: Architect

Date:1950
Type:Monument
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°27'06.13" S 27°26'13.87" E Alt: 1601m

This monument, about 43km from Potchefstroom, was built on the place where Danie Theron, Boer hero, was killed by the British during the Anglo-Boer War on 5 September 1900. The monument is 24.4m high and cost £1 232 (R2 464).

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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

Hatfield, Denis. 1967. Some South African monuments. Cape Town: Purnell. pg 142-144
Swart, Marius J (ed). 1989. Afrikanerbakens. Johannesburg: Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge. pg 147-149
van Tonder, JJ. 1977. Fotobeeld van 300 Monumente, Standbeelde en Gedenktekens langs die pad van Suid-Afrika. Krugersdorp: JJ van Tonder. pg 62 ill