N G Kerk Walmer - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Spesbona
S 33° 58.623 E 025° 36.155
35H E 370911 N 6239508
Quick Description: Build in 1950 the church is home to the third oldest Dutch Reformed congregation in Port Elizabeth.
Location: Eastern Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 2/4/2015 8:08:52 AM
Waymark Code: WMNB38
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
The congregation was formed on the 19th of October 1929 becoming the 3rd Dutch Reformed Congregation in Port Elizabeth. Originally the congregation was known as Port Elizabeth - South.

The cornerstone was laid on 5 August 1950 and on 27 Januarie 1951 the congregation moved in. The building can seat 600 people. In 1951 there was 1600 confirmed members. With new congregations starting being formed the numbers have dwindled to 345 in 2013
Reformed or Congregational Denomination: Dutch Reformed Church

Associated Website: [Web Link]

Status: Active House of Worship

17 4th Avenue
Port Elizabeth, Easter Cape South Africa

Date of Construction or Event Occurrence: 8/5/1950

Architect: Hendrik Vermooten

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