Is oom Peet se tafeltjie 'n skat uit die geskiedenis?

History: 05 February 2022

Die Soutpansberg het nog heelwat verborge skatte en volgens die 83-jarige oom Peet Delport is hy die eienaar van een van daardie skatte.


The story of the Zoutpansberg’s last three forts

History: 29 September 2017 By Anton van Zyl

The steel fort next to the Makhado Library is a well-known landmark. Since 1971, it has also been one of our country’s national monuments. This year, the fort celebrates its 130th birthday, but many questions are still to be answered, especially as to what had happened to its two “siblings”.

The amazing story of Dina Fourie

History: 26 August 2017 By Anton van Zyl

The story of Dina Fourie has been told on a couple occasions throughout the years. One of the Soutpansberg’s better-known authors, Dorothea Möller-Malan, wrote a book about her, but more recently a Hoedspruit historian, Herman Labuschagne, captured her amazing story in an article. We had to shorten it slightly, but here it is:

Louis Trichardt het eens met eie bioskoop gespog

History: 05 August 2017 By Andries van Zyl

Tieners deesdae kla gereeld dat daar niks in Louis Trichardt is om te doen nie en sal baie moeite doen om in Polokwane te gaan fliek. Min inwoners weet egter dat Louis Trichardt eens op ‘n tyd ook met sy eie bioskoop gespog het.

Soutpansberg has lost its lush grasslands

History: 05 August 2017 By Anton van Zyl

The Soutpansberg used to have vast stretches of grassland, with the springbok grazing alongside antelope such as the extinct Lichtenstein’s hartebeest. In less than 100 years, the landscape has changed from open stretches of land to trees and bush. The reason for the change can be found in man’s intervention.

Bermuda’s Boer POW’s remembered

History: 02 November 2012 By Linda van der Westhuizen

The Bermudan government sent a plaque to the Zoutpansberg Skirmishes Museum to remember the boer prisoners of war who were interned on the Bermuda Islands for a year from June 1901.

Vonds op ashoop het historici gaande

History: 10 March 2006 By Linda van der Westhuizen

‘n Nuwe vonds en inligting het liefhebbers van die geskiedenis van die Anglo-Boereoorlog gaande.


The Streets of Our Names