Stories


De Oude Huize Yard is a Historical Bed and Breakfast in Harrismith. We do the slow dance and love Stoepstories and Country living. It is also our NEST and was built in 1860 and steeped in history. We love great food and prepare food from local produce.

August 11, 2017

Kaalvoet Vrou Monument

Wanneer jy voor die monument staan besef jy dat die vrou klein van postuur is. Haar skouers is smal, byna asof sy koud kry in haar gegote gewaad. Sy is geklee in haar Voortrekkerkappie en lang rok. Onder haar rok […]
May 11, 2017

Journey to Stardom

We purchase De Oude Huize Yard and our family moved to Harrismith on 15 December 2000. Our sons did a huge commitment to leave their schools, sport and friends behind and join this new venture into the Free State.  Remembering […]
March 22, 2017

The Burgher Monument, Harrismith

Although it could never be proved, persistent rumours had it that it was one of the two MacFadyen brothers who had got to the Monument with a piece of water pipe.   They had been socialising in the Central Hotel on […]