Sol Plaatje Museum

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The Sol Plaatje Museum and Library is in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa, in a house where Solomon T. Plaatje lived during his last years at 32 Angel Street, Malay Camp. It was here that Plaatje wrote Mhudi.[citation needed]

The Sol Plaatje Educational Trust was set up in 1991 to serve as a custodian for this and other legacy projects. In 1992, 32 Angel Street was declared a National Monument (Provincial Heritage Site under 1999 legislation.[1] Plaatje's grave in West End Cemetery, Kimberley, is also a declared provincial heritage site.[2]


  1. ^ Government Gazette of South Africa, No. 14048, Pretoria: 19 June 1992
  2. ^ Government Gazette of South Africa, No. 18694, Pretoria: 27 April 1998

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Coordinates: 28°44′46″S 24°45′48″E / 28.746017°S 24.763457°E / -28.746017; 24.763457