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Many people know about Marico through Bosman's colourful stories of early life in the Groot Marico.  They are considered cultural heritage in South Africa.

The Marico of today is heavily laden with the mists of deep history and culture of yesteryear.  It is a region steeped in time.....

A large number of historical sites and examples of tangible cultural heritage can be found in the Marico BR. De Jager and Kuijers (1987), commissioned by the Stigting Simon van der Stel (predecessor to Heritage SA), recorded heritage sites in the Western Transvaal in the late 1980s. They focussed on those sites which are of special importance to the Afrikaans community. These include:

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“There is no place I know that is so heavy with atmosphere, so strangely and darkly impregnated with that stuff of life that bears the authentic stamp of South Africa”.

Herman Charles Bosman