Synonyms for lydenburg or Related words with lydenburg

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Examples of "lydenburg"
By 1910 the railway reached Lydenburg. In 1927 Lydenburg became a municipality.
Somquba sought and received protection from the newly established Boer settlement of Lydenburg. He made a formal alliance with the (1856–57) Lydenburg Republic.
In June 2006 it was announced that Arts and Culture minister, Pallo Jordan, approved the name change of Lydenburg to Mashishing (meaning "long, green grass"). However the name still hasn't caught on. Road signs still say Lydenburg and businesses and local building such as the "Lydenburg Museum" have still kept the old name.
Following the capture of Lydenburg and other British forts in Transvaal, the South African Republic regained independence and control over its territories. British forces would again enter Lydenburg during the Second Boer War.
chiefs. Mswati made land grants in 1855 to the Lydenburg Republic though the wording of
The earliest known forms of African sculpture in southern Africa dating back to AD 400 were found in the area in the late 1950s. Lydenburg was founded in 1849 by a group of Voortrekkers under the leadership of Andries Potgieter when they abandoned their previous settlement Ohrigstad (to the north) due to a malaria epidemic. The town became the capital of the Lydenburg Republic ('De Republiek Lydenburg in Zuid Afrika') in 1856 and later in 1857 joined the Republic of Utrecht but in 1860 both these republics joined the Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek (ZAR).The town became the capital of the Lydenburg District of the South African Republic (ZAR).
Lydenburg is a town in Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Officially known as Mashishing, Lydenburg is situated on the Sterkspruit/Dorps River tributary of the Olifants River at the base of the Long Tom Pass. The name is derived from the Dutch "Lijdenburg", or "Town of Suffering". Lydenburg has become the centre of the South African fly-fishing industry and is an agricultural and mining hub.
families in Lydenburg. Two deeds of sale dated 1846 and 1855 indicate
Santa Pass is situated in the Mpumalanga province, on the R540 road between Dullstroom and Lydenburg (South Africa).
Veraaiersnek Pass is situated in the Mpumalanga province, on the Regional road R36 (Mpumalanga) between Lydenburg and Ohrigstad (South Africa).
The R37 is a provincial route in South Africa that connects Polokwane with Nelspruit via Burgersfort and Lydenburg.
Willie Smit (born 29 December 1992 in Lydenburg) is a South African cyclist riding for UC Nantes Atlantique.
De Berg Pass is situated in the Mpumalanga province on the R577 road between Lydenburg and Stoffberg (South Africa).
Bosoord is a village between Lydenburg and Dullstroom in Thaba Chweu Local Municipality of Mpumalanga province, South Africa.
Sudwala Pass is situated in the Mpumalanga province, on the R539 road between Sudwala and Lydenburg (South Africa).
Mokobulaan Pass is situated in the Mpumalanga province on the road between Lydenburg and Sudwala (South Africa).
with Mswati granting some land sales to the Ohristad and Lydenburg Boers in the 1850s. During the reign
Alluvial gold was discovered in 1873, and the town experienced a brief gold rush. The town also featured prominently on the route from the Transvaal Rebublic to Delagoa Bay. Today Lydenburg is known for farming, trout fishing and mining. The Panorama Route starts just outside Lydenburg at the foot of the Long Tom Pass.
The Siege of Lydenburg was a siege carried out by the Boer Republic of Transvaal on Lydenburg, modern day South Africa, between January and March 1881 during the First Boer War. Despite fierce British resistance, the town fell to the Boers following British defeat during the First Boer War. The siege lasted 84 days.
Long before this, a mysterious civilization occupied the region. The Lydenburg Heads are hollow terracotta sculptures dating back to 500AD. These sculptures are believed to have been used in religious ceremonies by these people. The Lydenburg museum showcases some of these finds.