Barberton timeline 1884-1911

4 July, Henry Barber and his cousin Fred discovers Barberton
Small hut prison is established
The first traces of alluvial Gold are found by Tom McLachlan.
4 April, First newspaper, the Barberton Herald, is published.
1 October, First post office opened
Eureka City is built
13 April, First Gold Exchange building in South Africa opens in Barberton
13 October, Railway from Kaapmurden to Barberton begins
Female prison is established

Last updated : 18-Jan-2016

This article was produced by South African History Online on 26-Apr-2011

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