Photo of the day – Humansdorp mountains

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This picture was taken of the mountains just outside of Humansdorp by local photographer, Clive Wright.

The town is the center of the district’s light industry and farming. Humansdorp was founded in 1849, and was named after Johannes Jurie Human and Matthys Gerhardus Human, who were joint founders of the Dutch Reformed Church congregation there.

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The town’s residential streets are lined with trees that were planted before the First World War by the then mayor, Ambrose Saffery.

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