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Sep 10, 2008

Northern Cape_Burgerville and Deelfontein





Burgerville was established February 1907 with lots of underground water to relief De Aars water shortage it was decided to buy the whole town and a ghost town was born.The story of Deelfontein south of De Aar on the railway track to Cape Town. During the Anglo Boer War Deelfontein was established as a Imperial Yeomary Hospital. Today there is only a facade left. What a pity that the owners of the property demolished the hotel