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Voortrekker Fort, Elandsfontein According to tradition, this stone fort was built by the Voortrekkers under the leadership of Andries Hendrik Potgieter. It was presumably erected in 1842 to serve as a shelter for women and children in case the men had to leave for Port Natal to assist the Voortrekkers there against a British invasion.
Voortrekker Fort, Elandsfontein The Voortrekker Fort situated on the farm, Elandsfontein, was constructed by the Voortrekkers under Commandant General A.M. Potgieter in 1842. A commemorative tablet of the former National Monuments Council states that the fort was built "for the protection of families with the view of possible departure of a commando against the British troops from Natal".
Voortrekker Fort, Elandsfontein The fort was built of stone and was about 24 m long and 12 m wide with embrasures at the corners to provide enfilading fire. The walls must have been about 1,5 m high. There are two roads that lead to Fochville from the national road between Johannesburg and Potchefstroom. The more southerly of these roads, the main route from Potchefstroom to Fochville, crosses the farm Elandsfontein where the ruins of this Voortrekker Fort.
Homo heidelbergensis Saldanha cranium or Elandsfontein cranium are fossilized remains of a hominid species considered to be "Homo heidelbergensis". The remains were found in 1954 in Elandsfontein, located in the Hopefield of South Africa. To date it remains the southernmost hominid find.
Netherlands-South African Railway Company A 1 kilometre track at Elandsfontein near Johannesburg provided a connection between the "Zuiderlijn", the "Zuid-Oosterlijn", and the "Zuid-Westerlijn".
Saldanha man Saldanha man also known as Saldanha cranium or Elandsfontein cranium are fossilized remains of a hominid species believed to be "Homo heidelbergensis". The remains were found in Elandsfontein, located in the Hopefield of South Africa. To date it remains the southernmost hominid find.
Alberton, Gauteng Jan's brother, Johan Georg (Org) Meyer, took over the farm after Jan's death. General Hennie Alberts, a veteran of the war, purchased a part of the farm Elandsfontein from Org and he decided on the name Alberton.
Cape mole-rat Fossils of Cape mole-rats are known from the middle Pleistocene of Elandsfontein in the Western Cape. Fossils referable to the genus "Georychus", but not to the living species, have been identified from the lower Pleistocene at Swartkrans.
John Wymer To gain wider experience Wymer, at the suggestion of the palaeontologist Louis Leakey, approached Ronald Singer, an anatomist, about working in South Africa. They worked together at Elandsfontein and Klasies River. At Elandsfontein Wymer's excavation of Cutting 10 located a localised grouping dominated by 49 large sharp Acheulian bifaces after Singer had previously found the 'Saldanha Man' skull. With Ronald Singer, a South African then at the University of Chicago, they exposed a remarkable stratigraphic sequence of more than 20m thick at Klasies River by digging a trench through the site. This spanned the entire Middle and Late Stone Age. He left South Africa suddenly in 1968.
Bedfordview The Witwatersrand Gold Reef had a huge impact on the area. Elandsfontein was purchased for the mineral rights, and was later divided into smaller farms and small-holdings, many of which were settled by retired miners. The entire area became known as Geldenhuis Estates Smallholdings.