Harrismith, Free State

Founded: 1849

Named after Sir Harry Smith.


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List of references:

Burrows, Edmund Hartford . 1988. Overberg Outspan : A chronicle of people and places in the south western districts of the Cape. Swellendam: Privately printed in co-operation with the Swellendam Trust. pp 195
Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pp 184-189, 190
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pp 127-128
Hawkins, EB . 1982. The Story of Harrismith 1849-1920. Harrismith: Harrismith Rotary Club. pp All
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 161
Nienaber, PJ & Le Roux, CJP . 1983. Monumente en gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat. Roodepoort: CUM-Boeke. pp 35
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 226
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 129
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 177-178
Silverman, Melinda; Manoim, Irwin; Ludman, Barbara & University of the Witwatersrand. 2007. Harrismith, Intabazwe : urban change in a small South African town. Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand. pp All

List of structures:

Buckland Downs: 1903. Verkykerskop,
Carnegie Library: 1907.
Cloete en Neveling Gebou: c1895.
Grand National Hotel: n.d..
Harris Cotton Mills: 1939.
Harrismith Club: 1919.
Harrismith High School: 1948.
House: n.d..
Masonic Hall: 1912.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1885.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1967.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Kerkenberg: 1942.
Public Swimming Pool: n.d..
Shops: n.d..
St John the Baptist Anglican Church: 1906.
Sterkfontein Dam: 1977 : 1983.
Town Hall: 1907.
Wesley Hall: 1906.