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Askham Attractions
Askham - Attractions

 

 

Traditional Food

Askham - Attractions

 

 

Skapie’s tree: Holes in the stem of this tree tell the story of a thief who was executed for helping himself to someone else’s sheep. Near Witdraai.

Askham - Attractions

 

 

Witdraai police station: Former breeding station for camels, as well as caves that used to accommodate police offices and sleeping quarters.

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Obelisk at Dutch Reformed Church: erected to com-memorate Great Trek. Dingaans Day, later called Day of the Covenant, was annually celebrated at this monument.

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Lost City of the Kalahari: A clue to find this illusive city?

Askham - Attractions

 

Salt Pans: In 1936 Gert Rautenbach settled and started mining on Soutpans-puts. Loch Maree is the largest salt pan in the southern hemisphere.

Askham - Attractions

 

 

Askham Primary School: Opened in 1931 and closed in 2000

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Captains Tree: Highest Acacia haematoxylon or “vaalkameel” in the area, with vultures nesting in the top branches. Near Witdraai.