Amsterdam, Mpumalanga

Founded: 1881


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Originally called Roburnia after Scottish poet Robert Burns by its founder Alexander McCorkindale, the name was changed in 1882.

List of references:

Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 251
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 251

List of structures:

Church: 1974.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: n.d..
Old Gaol: 1890.