Heritage Association of South Africa (HASA) Annual Symposium 2022

The Heritage Association of South Africa (HASA) is holding it’s annual symposium on the 13-15 October 2022. Hosted by the Magaliesberg Association for Culture and Heritage, this year’s programme offers a fantastic line up of fascinating speakers and tours. The venue is the Cableway Conference Centre, Hartbeespoort Dam. Numbers are limited so register now! For …

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The Story of ‘Grannie’s Grave’ in Braamfontein Cemetery

Some time ago, I was wandering around the General Section of Braamfontein cemetery, doing some research. There was a family plot with one headstone on it and its cross broken off and laid down in front of the stone.  I think this cross may have been turned by Mr Pon and the waste pickers from …

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Heritage Association of South Africa Symposium 2022

Hosted by the Magaliesburg Association for Culture and Heritage at Hartebeespoort Dam Save the date 13,14 & 15 October 2022 12 Stimulating talks by top Heritage Speakers. Excursions to 5 Heritage sites in the Magaliesburg with talks by experts. Blue Plaque unveiling ceremonies. Pre-centenary of historic Hartebeespoort Dam (1923 – 1925) Roll of honour page-turning …

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