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Magersfontein, one of the impressive Anglo-Boer memorials in the area
Modder River
39km south of Kimberley

Region:
Diamond Fields
Nearby Towns: Kimberley, Hopetown, Douglas, Campbell

Modder River lies south of Kimberley, near the confluence of the Riet and Modder Rivers in the vicinity of three monuments commemorating the Anglo-Boer War Battle of Modder River.

Today, this settlement and the nearby town of Ritchie is known for its irrigation and stockfarming.

 


activities and attractions
  Battlefields Route
Part of the N12 Battlefield Route with two blockhouses, information panels and memorials. The original Crown and Royal Hotel was the British HQ during the Anglo-Boer War. (Also see Magersfontein under Kimberley.)

 
activities and attractions

 


4x4 Trails and challenges
Egerton Trail Travel vast open plains and absorb the unique rugged beauty of the Northern Cape by ex... read more
The Big Hole
The Kimberley Mine site started on or about 16 July 1871 and by 14 August 1914 all mining activities... read more
Legends of Kimberley
Sol Plaatje was the first black South African to publish a novel in English. He also translated the ... read more


Kimberley
Location: 39km, NE on N12
In 1871, diamond deposits found on a hillock dubbed Colesberg Kopje on... read more

Anglo Boer War Route
The war between Great Britain and the Boer Republics of Transvaal and ... read more






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