Robertson, Western Cape

About Robertson, Western Cape

Robertson is a town in the Western Cape Province of South Africa known as the valley of wine and roses, at the heart of the wine route - Route 62.HistoryThe town was founded in 1853 and named after the Scottish Dutch Reformed Church Minister, Dr.Situated in the fertile Robertson Valley, farming and wagon building were the town's original industries. However, after the Second Anglo-Boer War of 1899, the wagon building industry collapsed when the railways took over the transport of all ...

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