German colonial building or Goerke Haus situated on the Diamantberg (mountain).

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Goerke Haus


The sheer scale of Goerke Haus and the way it blends into the rock face is very impressive. Originally the home of Lieutenant Hans Goerke, and designed by architect Otto Ertl and constructed in 1910 on Diamond Hill, it was one of the town’s most extravagant properties. The house has undergone an admirable renovation job and is certainly worth a look.

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