14 May 1818
The Flight exhibition centres on the experience of the thousands of Huguenots forced to flee their country, one of the largest emigrations of early modern times.
14 May 1820
Dutch and French Bibles and psalters were key items that Huguenots brought with them or purchased at the Cape.
14 May 1825
Settled in harsh frontier areas, Huguenots marked out new identities in relation to the VOC authorities, fellow European free burghers, the indigenous inhabitants of the region and the Eastern slaves whom they later owned.
14 May 1840
Family ties, both within South Africa and beyond, were very important to the Huguenots.
14 May 1955
Within a relatively short period, the Huguenots were assimilated.