Street names reflect history 6 – I & J

A father and son – both historians – a war hero, a cartographer and a long-standing dominee all lent their names to Potchefstroom street names starting with an “I” and a “J”. Iris Street (Grimbeekpark) Senex is of the opinion that Iris Street was named after one of...

Old Grimbeekhuis – a gem in our midst

Set like a fine diamond in the setting of its verdant gardens, the Old Grimbeekhuis in Herman Street in Grimbeek Park, is a treasure in our midst. This is how it is described by a reviewer on social media. The Old Grimbeekhuis is very near to my heart. In the early...