Oldest church building in South Africa. 1774 Martin Melck bequeathed a “wine store and warehouse” for a Lutheran congregation. 1776 first Read more [...]
Place Category: City Walk: Interfaith Route
First slave church in Cape Town established by first missionary society in the Cape and now a museum displaying the story of missionary work in the Cape.
1799 mission work begun here.
1804 mission church built in Baroque style.
Slaves taught literacy and Christian instruction.
Objects of interest: Walls two feet thick, unusual roof, impressive timber pulpit and imported benches.