August 6, 2018
Hermanus History Society

Hermanus burning: stories of fire

Part 1 of 3: The Great Fire of Hermanus The year 1958 was famous for the worst fires the town had ever experienced. The most destructive of several fires that year was named “The Great Fire of Hermanus” in the local media, which occurred almost exactly 60 years ago, on […]
August 6, 2018
Members on site visit to Greyton 14 May 2018

The old Kraal at Greyton

Realising that a very vital heritage site had been lost to Greytonians, Felicity Jervis set about researching and digging to discover where the village’s Old Kraal had been. Since the earliest history of the Weltevredend valley in which Greyton was founded, the plains were inhabited by the Hassequas khoi tribe […]