Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage:  MAGALIES MEMOIR No 1
The Earliest Tswana settlement at Broederstroom 1500 years ago. (Illustration from Origins of the African People of the Johannesburg Area by Revil Mason (Johannesburg: Skotaville, 1987).

Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage: MAGALIES MEMOIR No 1

For the next few weeks, and possibly months, South Africans will be unable to congregate in large groups and MACH has been obliged to suspend its usual talks and outings.…

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Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage :  MAGALIES MEMOIR No 3
War artist Melton Prior’s sketch of Lord Robert’s triumphal parade in Church Square on 5 June, 1900. A more widespread sentiment in Pretoria that day is probably shown by the disgruntled Boer in the left foreground.

Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage : MAGALIES MEMOIR No 3

These Memoirs try to fill the gap in MACH activity during the Covid 19 pandemic. Here we look at Pretoria 120 years ago when its citizens were also facing despair…

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Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage:    MAGALIES MEMOIR No.2
A cartoon from Die Burger, 16 October 1918 reproduced in Howard Phillips’ In a Time of Plague: Memories of the ‘Spanish’ Flu Epidemic of 1918 in South Africa.

Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage: MAGALIES MEMOIR No.2

 ‘Spanish’ Flu  in South Africa and it's effect at Hartbeespoortby Vincent Carruthers The coronavirus Covid-19 is still disrupting the normal activities of MACH and this is the second of the…

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