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Maselspoort

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Country  South Africa
Municipality  Mangaung
Province  Free State
Local time  Tuesday 3:44 PM
Maselspoort
Weather  29°C, Wind N at 23 km/h, 30% Humidity

Maselspoort is a town in Mangaung in the Free State province of South Africa.

Map of Maselspoort, South Africa

Maselspoort is situated on the banks of the Modder River, 23 km (14 mi) from Bloemfontein. It is a popular resort town for Bloemfontein city dwellers, and a popular fishing spot.

It was originally known as "Mazel's Pass", after a Mr Mazel who owned the land. In 1904 a major water works was opened at Maselspoort, and in 1927 Harvard University erected the Boyden Observatory. The then-Prince George of England stopped at Maselspoort in 1934 as part of a visit to Bloemfontein.

References

Maselspoort Wikipedia


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