Kanon Kopje, Mafikeng
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Mafikeng, North West
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San-speaking hunter and gatherers first occupied Kanon Kopje, located on the southern bank of the Molopo River, roughly 8,000 years ago. The Goshenites launched their attack from here between 1882 and 1884. And during the Warren Expedition of 1885, the fort was erected to protect the town. The site is well maintained and provides a good view of Mafikeng and the surrounding area.
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Kanon Kopje is located southeast of Mafikeng, adjacent to the hospital parking lot. From the town center, take the Danville turn-off opposite the Tourist Information Centre and follow the signs.
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Enquiries should be made at the museum.
 
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