June 27, 2017
Hermanus History Society

Hotel Winters in Hermanus Long Ago

  June/July 2017 – Courtesy Whale Talk Magazine
June 13, 2017
Hermanus History Society

The boom years when abalone equalled adventure

The opening of the New Harbour was one of the factors that led to the ‘perlemoen boom’ that lasted about 20 years. Between 1950 and 1970, Hermanus saw a development that brought a variety of different people into the town and kept the New Harbour busy for the duration. But […]
June 7, 2017
Hermanus History Society

The History of Hamilton-Russel Vineyards

We are pleased to welcome another guest speaker at one of our monthly members meetings. He is Antony Hamilton-Russell, owner of Hamilton-Russell Vineyards in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Anthony was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1962.  He is married to Olive and has four daughters.  After schooling in Johannesburg […]
June 5, 2017
Hermanus History Society

Tesselaarsdal the village and Peter Clarke, the South African Artist

Site visit MONDAY 15 May 2017, 9am -1pm. Thirty members of the History society drove through Hemel en Aarde valley to Caledon, the start of the site visit in preparation to imagining the past and to see the present. Caledon originally known as Klein Zwarte Berg, an important agricultural area […]