Reichenau Mission and Mill

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A panorama of the mill at the Reichenau Mission near Himeville, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

A water-turbine driven mill near Himeville, Natal Midlands. The product of the Roman Catholic Trappist monks missionary station and founded by Abbot Franz Pfanner in 1887, the mill is contained in a magnificient three storey sandstone building and is fully functional.

Reichenau could be named after Reichenau on the Rhine River in Germany or after the Reichenau Island on Lake Constance.

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Last updated:  13 November 2011