- North West
In 1885 the Transvaal government launched an attack on a rustlers' hideout on Massouskop on the banks of the Harts river. Ten government men were killed but the hill was captured and the rustlers, a mixed crowd of Europeans, Hottentots and Tswana, were driven away.
A town which later grew up at the foot of the hill was named after two of the soldiers who died in the skirmish - Capt G A Schweizer and Field-cornet G N Reneke.
The walls of the rustlers' camp can still be seen on the summit of Massouskop.
Wentzel Dam is on the outskirts of the town.
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