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Art & Cuture

Africana Library Containing a wealth of Africana and other historically significant material, the library offers its visitors valuable insight into the Northern Cape, diamond mining, travel and missionary word and early printed works, including Tswana printing. William Humphreys Art Gallery ...

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Monuments and Memorials

The Peace and Justice Memorial on the Greenpoint Community Square. This very modern memorial on the Square in one of Kimberley’s oldest suburbs, Greenpoint, was unveiled in September 1998 by the then Mayor, Alderman Maria Chwarisang. The sculptor, Kimberley resident ...

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Famous Streets in Kimberley

Carrington Road Carrington Road has always been considered an avenue for the very well-to-do of Kimberley and boasts some truly historic houses, particularly those on the Kimberley side rather than the Beaconsfield side that are more modern. Two of the ...

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Why called Kimberley?

The title evokes thoughts of the early days, of boisterous diggers in one of the many saloons or pubs that studded the winding roads of the canvas and corrugated iron diamond town, swigging draughts and singing along with, dare one ...

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A city of 1sts

1871    The first Private Postal Delivery Service 1877    The first professional training of nurses 1880’s The first rugby touring teams 1880    The first drive in bar 1882    The first city in the Southern Hemisphere to install electric street lighting on 2 ...

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