ZOO LAKE AREA is part of the 81 ha area presented to Johannesburg in 1904 by Wernher Beit and Co. for the purpose of a public park to be known as HERMAN ECKSTEIN PARK. The Dam in this area (originally the old Braamfontein Farm) was enlarged in 1906 and the Coronation Fountain commissioned in 1937.

Zoo Lake, Saxonwold, Johannesbug (Plaques appear on the boathouse) , Johannesburg
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by Simon van der Stel Foundation

Colour: blue




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