Vredenburg, Western Cape

Founded: 1875

Name means 'town of peace'


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Originally called Twisfontein 'fountain of strife'.

List of references:

Fransen, Hans. 2004. The old buildings of the Cape. A survey of extant architecture from before c1910 in the area of Cape Town - Calvinia - Colesberg - Uitenhage. Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. pp 341
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 142

List of structures:

Great Trek Memorial: 1940.
Louwville High School: n.d..
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1902-1904 : 1953.
NG Kerksaal: 1937.