Winburg, Free State

Founded: 1839

Name means 'victory town'.

 


Click to view large map

The oldest town in the Free State.

List of references:

Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 156
Nienaber, PJ & Le Roux, CJP . 1983. Monumente en gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat. Roodepoort: CUM-Boeke. pp 98
Oberholster, JJ. 1972. The historical monuments of South Africa. Cape Town: Rembrandt Van Rijn Foundation for Culture at the request of the National Monuments Council. pp 222-224
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 188-189

List of structures:

Barclays Bank - now First National: n.d..
Hotel: 1857.
Mission Church: n.d..
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1904.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1940.
NGK Saal - Hall: n.d..
Pastorie: 1882.
Post Office: 1938.
Standard Bank: n.d..
Town Hall: 1938.
Volkskas Bank - now ABSA: 1957.
Voortrekker Monument: 1967.
Winburg Club: 1889.
Winburg Herberg Hotel: 1867.