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South Africa :: Western Cape (Great Karoo)
Category: Places :: Town Small
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This small town and railway siding is set below the wall of the Gariep dam on the Orange River. It came about after a Scotsman by the name of Norval built a platoon for British soldiers and their horses, on which they could cross the Orange River during the first British campaign against the Voortrekkers in 1848. The British were successful in their campaign and the platoon remained to ferry thousands of passengers across the river until the first bridge was built in 1889. It was finally sunk during a flood in the area, after which it washed up on a local farm. During the Anglo-Boer war the British also ran a large concentration camp at Novalspont, and small traces of the British occupation is still visible - such as the memorial in the cemetery dedicated to all those who died in the concentration camp, and a British blockhouse which was converted into a homestead, complete with a garden running down to the river.
|Address :||Karoo, South Africa|
|Police Station :||Yes|
|Facilities :||Shops, Lodging|
|Closest Town :||Colesberg|
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