The Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage (MACH) presents a Blue Plaque placement on the Silkaatsnek battlefield on the Magaliesberg Mountain on 20 November.
The outing starts at 09:00 at the Harties Aerial Cableway station conference room and a presentation of the battles by Andre Wederpohl will follow at 11:45 after which a walk to the battlefield viewing site will be taken.
Guests are invited to enjoy lunch at a restaurant at the cableway at their own cost.
Tickets are R200 and include the cableway trip and refreshments on arrival.
The speaker, Andre Wedepohl has a passion for South African history. He is particularly interested in the rich and complex history of the Magaliesberg region. Andre is on the steering committee of the Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage (MACH) and is also a member of the Mountain Club of South Africa and of the Military History Society. He regularly leads guided walks for the Mountain Club and the Johannesburg Hiking Club, during which historically significant places in the Magaliesberg mountain are visited. Andre has also given talks on various aspects of South African history for other organisations, including the Magaliesburg Historical Society and the Maropeng Visitor Centre. Andre serves as the heritage representative on the board of the Magaliesberg Biosphere NPC.
To book your place, contact email@example.com or 071 382 5905.