History of Cape Town, with a special emphasis on Blaauwberg History

The comprehensive history of Blaauwberg, Blouberg, Cape Town, South Africa.

The following historical summary of the Milnerton/Blaauwberg area has been prepared as an informal document, shedding some light on the heritage of this area. Any inaccuracies that may arise in the following information have not been intended and we will be happy to entertain any corrections or correspondence regarding the information below. Should any person wish to add any items of historical interest or correspondence regarding the history below, please feel free to mail your additions or comments to info@blaauwberg.net.

Many of the historical references below have been gleaned from the book "Milnerton", authored by Eric Rosenthal and published by Milnerton Municipality. Copies of this book are available from Milnerton Library or click here to view our Online version.

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The Complete History of Milnerton


Groote Post Wine Estate Origin of Mamre Battle of Blaauwberg Shipwrecks in
Historical Monuments
in Blaauwberg
Historical Melkbosch Milnerton Lighthouse Historical Sights
Airforce Base
Historic Street Names The Wolraad Woltemade Story The Blue Peter Hotel

Milnerton Station