Talk:Barberton, Mpumalanga

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Hi My nam is Mark Farrell , and i was involved with your 100 year celebration in 1984 - we did a mock attack on one of your sports fields , with our army platoon from 4 SAI . I had my foto taken , and placed on the cover of Paratus magazine . I was never able to get a copy of that magazine , is there anyone that can help me?

thanx - Mark Farrell

This sentence is just purely wrong "The first form of life on earth, a bacterial micro fossil Archaeospheroides barbertonis was discovered here and has been identified as being 3.2 billion years old."

I hink it should be deleted (or updated) —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:49, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

Barberton Prison[edit]

I believe the Barberton which is the subject of this article was near to a prison which was notorious in the apartheid era. It was apparently nicknamed 'Apartheid's Alcatraz';

It was also mentioned in Rian Malan's book "My Traitor's Heart."

Meltingpot (talk) 13:16, 29 December 2016 (UTC)