The Swellendam Heritage Association has commenced on a project to have Swellendam family crests displayed on metal hoardings attached to the lampposts along the West end of Voortrek Street.
Owing to the public’s enthusiasm regarding “Swellendam Families” project, the Swellendam Heritage Association are pleased to announce an extension to the project.
The Swellendam Heritage Association recently erected 60 new additional family crests along Main Street. This was made possible with funding from people who represented specific families.
On 19th March 2018 the church council of the DR Church. Swellendam decided to ask the Swellendam Heritage Association to make a survey of the remaining graves on the church property.
Swellendam Heritage Association (Swellendam Trust) has made many applications over years for the restoration of this bridge and would bring their support, time & skills to this venture.
In the 1970’s the Group Areas Act forced the Lemmetjies family descendents off their land.This panel has been erected as a dedication to the Lemmetjies family.
This project entails the design and installation of board mounted family crests on existing lamp posts along the western end of Voortrek Street
For those owners and institutions looking to replace these plaques there is a cost effective ceramic substitute which is incredibly durable and looks exactly like the original.