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Address: Church Square, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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The Huguenot Monument -3 minute viewing

Poignant monument to those fallen. We noted it was in good condition and all lettering could be read.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Melfing
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Poignant monument to those fallen. We noted it was in good condition and all lettering could be read.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

It's a small monument in a drab square and just happened to be at the start of our walk - I wouldn't make a special trip although the efforts of those named probably mean that's the least you could do!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

very insignificant....easily missed and not worth to visit. It is in a square that misses any attractiveness.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Behind the town hall stands this mini-pyramid with the names of some of the Huguenot families who fled France for South Africa more than 300 years ago, inscribed on one side. One cannot help asking where the other names are... maybe originally there were inscriptions on all four sides, but only one remains. There is a small palisade-type fence around... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

This is a small monument erected behind the Town Hall in memory of the French Hugenot’s that came to South Africa in 1688. It is a small pyramid displaying the surnames of the Hugenot’s that came.

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