December 18, 2015
Hermanus History Society

Diary of a Decisive Decade

The 1940s was a decisive decade for Hermanus in the field of local government. Until 1940, the Hermanus Municipality had jurisdiction only over the area from Swartdam Road to Lord Robert’s Road. In 1940/1 this area more than doubled as the previously independent villages of Eastcliff and Mossel River were […]
December 14, 2015

Luyt’s Marine

A DIARY OF THE YEARS 1942-1947 Aletta Barendina (Berdine) Luyt Edited and with a foreword by Dr Robin Lee Hermanus History Society This is the second volume in a trilogy about the life and times of one of the most iconic Hermanus landmarks, the Marine Hotel. Whereas the first volume […]