Ohrigstad, Limpopo

Founded: 1845

Named after a merchant, George Ohrig.

 


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The town died in 1849 and the modern town was established in 1923.

List of references:

Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pp 202, 212-215
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 334
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 255-256

List of structures:

Andries Hendrik Potgieter Gedenksaal: 1945.
Voortrekker Fort: pre 1847.
Voortrekker Monument and Graveyard: n.d..