September 14, 2021
Hermanus History Society

UPDATE ON ACTIVITIES OF THE HERMANUS HISTORY SOCIETY: AUGUST 2021

YouTube recordings: The recording of the talk on the Moravian Mission to Lepers in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley by Dr Pieter Boon to the HHS on 2 August is now available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/mpBoKRBmdGE Previous recordings of talks are still available at the links given. Numbers in brackets record views by […]
August 30, 2021
Hermanus History Society

EXCURSION IN VOLMOED- THE HISTORY FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT, A CHRISTIAN RETREAT.

OUR GUIDE: PROFESSOR JOHN DE GRUCHY DATE: 23 AUGUST 2021, 1.45 PM TO 4PM ARRIVE AT 1.45 PM WHEN YOU WILL BE ASSISTED TO FIND THE PARKING AREA AND CHAPEL MEETING IN CHAPEL AT 2 PM WITH PRESENTATION ON THE HISTORY OF VOLMOED WALKING TOUR OF THE GROUNDS FROM 2.30 […]
August 28, 2021

Members Excursion 23.08.2021

Professor John de Gruchy and his wife Isobel introduced us to the work of Volmoed Christian Retreat and its history. Isobel told us about the local botany and we were able to see her wild flower paintings.
August 10, 2021
Hermanus History Society

HERMANUS HISTORY SOCIETY MEMBERS MEETING

Monday, Aug 2: 16.00 (see link below) SELF-SACRIFICING MINISTRY? MORAVIAN MINISTRY TO SOUTH AFRICA’S LEPROSY INSTITUTION IN THE 19TH CENTURY BY DR PIETER BOON To date, little systematic research has been done into the Moravians’ involvement in the care for those infected and affected by leprosy. The research used for […]