Parys, Free State

Founded: 1876

Named by the German surveyor Schilbach after Paris.

List of references:

Joubert, 'Ora (Ed). 2009. 10 years + 100 buildings : Architecture in a Democratic South Africa. Cape Town: Bell-Roberts Publishing. pp 222-225
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 174
Nienaber, PJ & Le Roux, CJP . 1983. Monumente en gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat. Roodepoort: CUM-Boeke. pp 62
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 182-183

List of structures:

Gereformeerde Kerk: 1955.
House SE Schribante: 1957.
Magistrate's Court - now Museum: 1904.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1899 ; 1959.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Parys Oos: 1952.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, brick and plaster spire: 1926.
Post Office: 1936.
Red House: 2003.
SA Mutual Life Assurance Society Building: n.d..
Schoemanshof: n.d..
School: n.d..
St Edward King & Confessor Anglican Church: 1915.
Town Hall - First: late 1800s.
Town Hall - Second: 1935.