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COMMEMORATION ON THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1969 EARTHQUAKE

Click on links to open documents below:Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Earthquake Programme (English PDF file)50ste Herdenking van die Aardbewing Program (Afrikaans PDF leêr)

Emancipation Day: 1 December 2019

1 Desember:  Emansipasie dag.  Tydelike uitstalling oor die Houdenbek Opstand in die Koue Bokkeveld

World Prematurity Day 2019

17 November 2019: Museum sal saam met die BABY LOVE projek in Ceres bydraes lewer met pakkies aan mammas van prematuur babas in die Provinsiale Hospitaal.

Stalletjie in die Kultuurtent van die Hamlet Kuns en Kultuur Fees

25/26 Oktober:  Stalletjie in die Kultuurtent van die Hamlet Kuns en Kultuur Fees

Aardbewingherdenkingsnaweek

28/29 September:  Aardbewingherdenkingsnaweek50 Jaar gelede op 29 September 1969  het die grootste natuurramp die gemeenskappe van Ceres, Tulbagh , Wolseley en Omgewing getref. Dit was vir die onderskeie gemeenskappe die begin van n tyd van saamstaan en...

Internasionale Museumdag, 18 Mei 2019 Saam met Diana Ferrus.

Internasionale Museumdag, 18 Mei 2019 Saam met Diana Ferrus.Ons die reis saam met Saartjie Baartman beleef en haar terugkeur na haar vaderland.  Diana is bekend vir haar geding " I'ce come to take you home" wat 'n Franse senator, Nicolas About, so geraak...

History

Ceres History

Stock farmers crossed the Witzen mountain range as early as 1727 to establish themselves in the “Koue” and “Warm Bokkeveld”…

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Forced Removals

San hunter/gatherers and Khoikhoi herders inhabited the Ceres district prior to the arrival of Europeans.  The Khoi kept livestock which represented…

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Prince Alfred’s Hamlet

Johannes Cornelis Goosen was born in Klein Drakenstein and came to the Warm Bokkeveld as a young farmer…

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Transport Riders

The transport rider was a trader who transported goods by wagon into the interior in order to sell or barter the goods. Transport Riders provided valuable service…

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Tollhouses and Passes

Early in the 18th century cattle-farmers had already moved into the region with their cattle. Due to the mountainous…

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Jewish History

The first Jews to settle in Ceres were of German origin. Mr Adolf Arnholz, a storekeeper, was living in the town with his wife Mary by 1865. Their son Harry was circumcised…

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Ceres Transport Riders Museum

Conference Facilities

“ Why not book your next meeting or workshop at the museum’s fully equipped conference facility ? Seating for approximately 35 people.
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