Amaliënstein

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Amaliënstein
The Amalienstein Mission Complex
The Amalienstein Mission Complex
Amaliënstein is located in Western Cape
Amaliënstein
Amaliënstein
Amaliënstein is located in South Africa
Amaliënstein
Amaliënstein
Coordinates: 33°28′59″S 21°27′58″E / 33.483°S 21.466°E / -33.483; 21.466Coordinates: 33°28′59″S 21°27′58″E / 33.483°S 21.466°E / -33.483; 21.466
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictGarden Route
MunicipalityKannaland
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Amaliënstein is a former mission station of the Berlin Missionary Society, 22 km east of Ladismith, on the road to Calitzdorp. Named after Amalie von Stein, benefactress of German missions.[1] The church complex was completed in 1853.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 58. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Amalienstein & Zoar". Route 62. Retrieved 7 January 2014.