Street names reflect history 2

The first person to wear the mayor’s robe and the saviour of an ox-wagon has lent their names to street names starting with a “B”. The wealth of Potchefstroom’s history, being the oldest town north of the Vaal River, is reflected in its street names. Many streets are...

Jan Borrius – First Government Printer

Many people walked the streets of Potchefstroom. Some of these made a difference to the town and city. This series of the forgotten heroes of Potchefstroom is dedicated to them. Jan Borrius – First Government Printer One day, in an attempt to prevent the wrong...