October 21, 2014
Hermanus History Society

Hermanus History Society visit to COMPAGNESDRIFT (Botriver)

Compagnesdrift was probably the first farm to be established at the foothills of the HouwHoek Mountains in the early part of the eighteenth century as a stopover for early travelers heading east on the Old Cape Wagon Way. This is now  home to Beaumont Wines, a family run farm acquired […]
October 19, 2014

History members in Aberdeen Street

Aberdeen Street walk On 6 October twenty-odd keen history enthusiasts braved the rain and cold to discover the legacy of Aberdeen Road in the Hermanus CBD. Researched and presented by Angela Heslop with the assistance of Corrie Smit. The walking tour covered the social events of the time, the houses […]