Hello Victoria West

Hello Victoria West

April 29, 2020 Blog 0

The history of Victoria West extends back more than 170 years to 1843 when the site was selected as a new parish for the Dutch Reformed Church in the vast upper Karoo, north of the established parish in Beaufort West.

The farms Kapokfontein translated as ‘snow spring’ and Zeekoegat translated as ‘hippopotamus hole’ were purchased in order to establish the village.

Read more about the town here.

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