Piketberg Historic Route

In military terminology, a picket, (archaic form piquet Afrikaans piket), refers to soldiers or troops placed in a line forward of a position to warn against an enemy advance.  This then was the beginnings of Piketberg, formed as a defensive barrier in 1673. Discover historic Piketberg by following this route through town. To view the map on your phone just click the share button (top right) and email it to an address available on your phone or click the star icon next to the title, follow the link and go explore! An overview of the route is available by expanding the side menu (button top left of map).

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