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Moffat Mission, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape.

Enjoy one of the best-known mission stations in Africa. Discover:

•    The printing press used to produce the first Bible in Africa
•    800-seat thatched church built of stone
•    The homestead where the Moffats lived for 50 years
•    Hamilton House, Dr Livingstone’s first home in Africa
•    Mary Moffat Garden and the famous “Livingstone Tree”.
•    The oldest schoolroom north of the Orange River
•    The Furrow, carrying water from the “Eye of  Kuruman”.

The mission is today a Christian Resource Centre with a bookshop, exhibitions, educational programmes, conference centre and overnight self-catering accommodation. Open from Mondays to Saturday from 08h00 to 17h00 and on Sundays from 15h00-17h00.  The Mission is on the R31 4-km north of Kuruman, which  is on the N14 northeast of Upington, which is at the intersection of the N14 with the N10. BLMoffat

Contct:            Steve de Gruchy
Box 34 Kuruman 8640
+27 (5373) 21352 telephone and fax

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Last update: 2014-05-11 03:10
Author: Alan McIver
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