Uniondale Sightseeing

  • More InfoUpdated: April 2015
    Uniondale is a charming little town which has mercifully escaped an excess of 'development'. Visitors are struck by the beautiful buildings, seven of which are declared historical monuments.
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      The Jewish community was well established in Uniondale during the late eighteen hundreds. Israel Shear, who had emigrated from Russia with his large family, was a storekeeper, bottle store owner and farmer. He was the leader of...
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        During the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Uniondale was protected five British forts, of which four are still visible today.
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        Walk the Labyrinth – Path of Hope, in Voortrekker Street, Uniondale. The gate is open for everybody who wants to get silent and enjoy this Karoo Labyrinth, a community project driven by the owner of the adjacent Cottages...
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        The original Dutch Reformed Church (built in 1866) is at the Southern entrance of Uniondale on Voortrekker Street, now called the Voortrekker Saal and is used for community projects.
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          All are welcome to come and see Abrie van der Merwe's private scale car collection at Blue Yonder Gift Shop on Voortrekker Street next to the Absa Bank. Abrie got his first scale car, a Porche 911 Targa, as a present from his...
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            Thomas Hood, preacher and teacher, was sent to Avontuur in 1840 by the London Missionary Society. He started his congregation with 6 members, but this quickly increased to 100.
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              Uniondale lies in the Kammanasie river valley, close to the river’s headwaters. The main road (N9) from the south climbs the Potjiesberg pass to 900 metres above sea level.
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                Uniondale has a rich history and two cycling or walking routes has been mapped for visitors to experience some of the town's past.
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                There are over 500 Rock Art paintings found in the Uniondale area ranging from 1500 to 6000 years old. The rock art of this region has a very deep spiritual dimension.
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                • More InfoUpdated: March 2015
                  On the corner of the De Hoop turnoff on the R339 between the R62 and Uniondale is a memorial to what is rather grandiloquently termed "Gideon Scheepers Last Battle". This skirmish took place on 19th August 1901.
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