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Modder River

Location Modder River: 39km south of Kimberley

Region: Diamond Fields

Nearby towns: Kimberley, Hopetown, Douglas, Campbell 

  Magersfontein, one of the impressive Anglo-Boer memorials in the area

 Modder River lies south of Kimberley, near the confluence of the Riet and Modder Rivers in the vicinity of three monuments commemorating the Anglo-Boer War Battle of Modder River. 

Today, this settlement and the nearby town of Ritchie is known for its irrigation and stockfarming.

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Modder River


Modder River

Battlefields Route
Part of the N12 Battlefield Route with two blockhouses, information panels and memorials. The original Crown and Royal Hotel was the British HQ during the Anglo-Boer War.