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Witteboomen

The area at the foot of the Constantiaberg was named 'Witte Boomen' (White Trees) after the silver-coloured trees that grew there. As early as 1668 the VOC had already established a woodcutters' yard in the region.

historical name

Witteboomen

Witte Boomen

Witteboom

country South Africa

Literature

  • anoniem/anonymous, Landmonsterrollen (1691-1790)