Heritage Day Fact & Fable walk round Historic Modderfontein


Join Keith Martin & Robbie Vermont on one of two urban ambles – 1.5 to 2 hours – round some of the historic areas in Modderfontein. Learn why Modderfontein was known as “A Power for Prosperity”. Visit The Dynamite Company Museum and view historic Franz Hoenig Haus. Walks start at 08:00 and 10:30 on Tuesday 24 September 2013.


Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 08:30
Event type: 
Contact Person: 
Robbie Vermont
Contact Number: 
011 608 2693

Dynamite Company Museum, 2 Main St, Modderfontein


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Sunday, 21 September, 2014 - 09:30

Our tour starts with the interior of beautiful Emoyeni before we take a leisurely stroll down Jubilee Road, visiting the gardens of Savernake. Our last stop is Villa Arcadia via the Church of Latter Day Saints. 

[This is a Heritage Weekend Event - All tours depart from Holy Family College 40 Oxford Road Parktown] 


Friday, 19 September, 2014 - 09:00

William John Burchell, British explorer and naturalist, travelled by ox-wagon through the Cape Colony during the period 1810 to 1815. During this time he identified, catalogued and described numerous specimens of South African fauna and flora.

Commemoration Event
Friday, 26 September, 2014 - 09:00

Montagu Makiti is a collaboration of Montagu Business owners, NPO’s, Tourism, Friends of the Museum and local volunteers. Presenting cultural, arts, sports, food, wine, theatre, music and more that Montagu has to offer. Festival activities take place at various venues in and around Montagu. The Festival will take place between 26 and 28 Septemebr 2014.

Thursday, 9 October, 2014 (All day)

In October this year Horticare will be Hosting an Open Gardens Event for The Union of Jewish Women Charity. In Celebration of our previous projects and with kind permission of the owners each garden will be showcased to the public. Juanita Knox will be giving a presentation on Garden Rejuvenation and light refreshments will be served.

Details to follow.

Sunday, 28 September, 2014 - 14:00

Rod Kruger will take you back to 1884 - 1886 when Fred and Harry Struben mined the Confidence Reef at Kloofendal and how this led to the discovery of the Main Reef and the beginning of Johannesburg.  He will walk with you from the Blue Flag Stamp Mills 400m up to the mine, preserved as a National Monument.