The JEWEL of the Karoo

THE HUGE church stands four-square in the middle of the town. It stands on the site where the Reverend Andrew Murray, the Scottish minister who did so much for the Dutch Reformed Church would preach. When this church, the fourth, was built, its designers were inspired by the Salisbury Cathedral. The size, the shape impose four-square on the comings and goings of Graaff-Reinet, the jewel of the Karoo. Andrew Murray jr, his son, would take over where he had left off – and preach from its pulpit. Read More