Note: The area around Paarl Station has changed quite a bit since I wrote this article. The train no longer stops at Paarl Station, the old tobacco warehouse has been transformed into a large co-working space called Tabakhuis, Morris Goss’s shop has also closed, as well as the Paarl Station Hotel. The article was published
Tag: Paarl history
H Jones & Co in Suider Paarl was built in 1910 at a time when prospects for the local wine industry were very poor and farmers were encouraged to plant orchards of deciduous fruit instead.