Agulhas Heritage Society

Postal Address: 

PO Box 498 Struisbaai

Postal Code: 

7 285

Contact Person: 

Emmerentia De Kock

Contact No.: 


Statement on Main Aims of Organisation: 

The Agulhas Heritage Society undertakes to raise general awareness and interest in heritage resources through education and communication: to preserve and promote the rich cultural history and ongoing history of L’Agulhas village, a uniquely situated village at the Southernmost Tip of the African continent; to identify and preserve buildings, places and public open spaces which enhance the heritage of L’Agulhas and rural surrounds and to collect, order, process, collate, preserve and exhibit documents, photographs, books and objects and audio-visual material concerning the history of L’Agulhas. The society aims also to work together with all applicable entities.

Categories of Heritage: 

Buildings and cultural-historical structures archaeological sites, historical, cultural and natural landscapes, endangered vegetation within these landscapes, traditionally used vegetation from medicinal, culinary and other uses (e.g. building material)