Philippolis, Free State

Founded: 1826

Named after the Reverend Dr Philip, superintendent in South Africa of the London Missionary Society.

 


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List of references:

Fagan, Gawie & Fagan, Gwen. 2008. Brakdak : platdakke in die Karoo. Cape Town: Breestraat Publikasies. pp 176-177
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pp 175-176
Maeder, GA & Zinn, C. 1917. Ons kerk album van Hollandsche kerken en leeraren. Capetown: Cape Times. pp 165
Nienaber, PJ & Le Roux, CJP . 1983. Monumente en gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat. Roodepoort: CUM-Boeke. pp 66
Oberholster, JJ. 1972. The historical monuments of South Africa. Cape Town: Rembrandt Van Rijn Foundation for Culture at the request of the National Monuments Council. pp 215
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pp 124
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pp 183-184

List of structures:

Hostels: 1930.
House Van Rensburg (Oom Japie se Huis) Refurbishment: 1880s/ 1997.
Laurens Van Der Post Memorial Garden: 1998.
Naval Cannons: 1840.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1871.
Powder Magazine: 1871.
Town Jail: 1872.