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Mamre, Cape West Coast Mamre has its roots early in South African history. It was founded in the 16th century, when it was established a military and cattle post in the region, to prevent settlers’ cattle being stolen by the local KhoiKhoi. In 1808 the governor of the Cape, Lord Caledon, welcomed the establishment of a mission by Kohrhammer and Schmidt, two Moravian missionaries from Germany. It was only in 1967 that the pretty double-ended church and adjacent parsonage became national monuments. The mission statio...

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