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Monument/Statue/Memorial Die Tolhuis (On Michell's Pass)

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Located in South Africa :: Western Cape (Winelands) :: Ceres
Category: Attraction :: Monument/Statue/Memorial

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The Old Tolhuis on Michell's pass estimated 1884. It was build to collect the tolls were levied money for the pass. It was later proclaimed a national monument and you will find onsite a small restaurant and farm stall. (Note: the actual sign board at 'Mitchell's Pass' between Tulbagh and Ceres which reads 'Michell's Pass' does not contain a spelling error. It was in fact Charles Michell (-Charles Collier Michell, 29 March 1793-28 March 1851) that was involved in the design of the pass, and not Mitchell as incorrectly understood by many people. The sign board is thus correct).

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Address : Scenic Cape Route 62, South Africa

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