THE SILVERMINE – OUR SPECIAL HERITAGE
An Illustrated Presentation on the Natural and Cultural Heritage between Peers Hill and the Sea
by Lewis Walter
Fish Hoek Valley Historical Association is hosting an illustrated presentation by Lewis Walter on the natural and cultural heritage between Peers Hill and the Sea.
Lewis has a knack for finding the unusual and will be showing off a clay pipe that he found when the wetlands were being cleared. An expert in England has since said that it was made in Gouda, Holland, and can be accurately dated by the maker’s mark to between 1734 and 1740. It must be one of the oldest artifacts from the Dutch period to be found in the valley!
Venue: Fish Hoek Library Hall.
Date: Thursday 12 June 2014.
Time: 17h30 for 18h00 til 19h00.
Catering: Courtesy the Blue Gecko Restaurant and, Blue Bottle Liquors of Kalk Bay and Muizenberg.
Event sponsor: Thorp Fish Hoek.
Cost: Members – R5-00 per event. Non members – R10-00 per event.
Enquiries – via email fhvalley.historical.secretary@gmail.com or cell: 072 930 4798.
Photo credit: Lewis Walter - the tail-end of the dyke built in the early 1900s at the mouth of the Silvermine River at Clovelly Corner.

Photo credit: Lewis Walter – the tail-end of the dyke built in the early 1900s at the mouth of the Silvermine River at Clovelly Corner.