Eersterust: A Historical Exploration Of Its Origin

An insightful and well-researched look into the history of “Eerste Rust” and her settlers, with wonderful comments and stories taken from former residents, locals themselves, as well as details about the very surrounding that helped form and shape the town.

In revisiting the families and famed names that both made and nearly ended the town’s existence prior to, and during the hardships of apartheid, Eersterust’s story is told. A must-read for anyone fascinated with histories on the formation of small towns and larger than life people who continue to work hard to make such places great again.

Lincoln Cave tells the tales of those families in Eersterust that might otherwise not have been known