Overview
    Identifiers
    Site Name
    Kharkams
    Descriptions
    Site History

    Kharkams is the village where the “Hamba Kaya” the bus which transported people from Bitterfontein Station to the Springbok area, used to make a stop-over. The Waiting Room still exists, as well as the old General Dealer and the Butchery. The old “Nama Parliament”, which was used during the 1800`s, is also situated in Kharkams. Kharkams is the entry point to other heritage sites, like Bethelsklip, where the Nama leaders established the first Methodist Church in South Africa.

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    joshua.slingers
    Last modified
    Friday, February 9, 2024 - 15:39
      Location
      Location
      Northern Cape
      Site Address

      South Africa

      Location notes
      Kharkams is situated in the Kamiesberg, Northern Cape Province.
      Access details
      The old General Dealer will house the Information Office and space and where local crafts can be purchased.
      There will be space available for a restaurant inside the building as well as outside, where it will be housed under umbrellas.
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