Willowmore Tourist Attractions

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    At one stage Willowmore at a thriving Jewish community and so the need for a Jewish Synagogue, built in 1980. The building is no longer in use, but can be viewed from the outside. The Jewish Graveyard is still beautifully...
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    The Historical Graveyard is not only part of Willowmore’s early history, but also houses the graves of residents who died due to two noble historic incidents – the Anglo – Boer war (1899 – 1902) and the Great Flu Epidemic...
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    The Cement Road
    • Willowmore
    Construction for the Cement Road between Willowmore and Steytlerville commenced in 1952 and was completed in 1954. At the time of building the road cement was more economical than bitumen, which had to be imported. The road is a...
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    A must-see in town is the beautiful restored old Boer graveyard with interesting graves dating back to the Anglo-Boer War. From here one can take a short hike to a small gunpowder chamber used during battle to store gunpowder and...
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    Die Wonderboom
    • Willowmore
    "Die Wonderboom" is a remarkable sight where two trees, namely the Ghwarrie tree (Eudea undulate) and a Shepherd’s Tree (Boscia oleolides, also called a Karoo witgat) grow side by side. What makes this “wonder tree” unique...
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    The Old Blackstone Power Station, which supplied the town with power until 1984, is open to visitors. Willowmore first started generating its electricity in 1984, is open to visitors. Willowmore first started generating its...
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    Die Rooi Bruggie
    • Willowmore
    The iconic “Rooi Bruggie” was erected as a Pedestrian Bridge over the Noodsloot River and was used when the river was flood. The road was a drift/ford at the time
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    Bakers Dam
    • Willowmore
    Bakers Dam was built in 1960 to supply steam locomotives stopping in Willowmore with water. With the advent of diesel locomotives, the municipality took over the dam to serve as the town’s primary source of water at the time....
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    • Dams
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    There are many lovely There are many lovely Historical Buildings in town, quite a few dating back to the 19th century, including the Old Dutch Reformed Rectory, built in 1864; the Old Jail, built in 1896; St Matthews Church,...
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    The Willow Limo
    • Willowmore
    Enjoy a relaxing donkey cart tour through the streets of Willowmore with The Willow Limo, to be found in the main street.
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