Blue Plaque

Blue Plaque placement for Battle of Kalkheuwel

On Friday 26 October 2018 ,the unveiling of the first Blue Plaque in the Magaliesberg Biosphere at the site of the battle of Kalkheuwel (in the South African war from 1899 to 1902) was at the Lion & Safari Park.

Blue Plaques are internationally recognised symbols commemorating places, spaces, events and personalities of cultural or historical importance. The placement of the iconic round plaques with white text on a blue background began in 1866, more than 150 years ago.

The Magaliesberg Association for Culture and Heritage are placing Blue Plaques at heritage sites throughout the Magaliesberg Biosphere

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