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Andries Pretorius Monument

Moved to 5km north of Graaff-Reinet at Camdeboo National Park, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Odd location, tricky to find, not worth looking

Stuck in small corner of Camedboo Park, little explanation as to what it is, who he was, or why it... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
David M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Well kept monument

A good thing it was moved and is now well kept and safe from it being broken down. Something... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
heineraudrey
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George, South Africa
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good31%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
11 Mar 2018
“Well kept monument”
19 Jul 2017
“A nice surprise”
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Moved to 5km north of Graaff-Reinet at Camdeboo National Park, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Stuck in small corner of Camedboo Park, little explanation as to what it is, who he was, or why it is there at all. I'm sure the guy must have been important, but nothing to tell you why.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A good thing it was moved and is now well kept and safe from it being broken down. Something which was part of our history and our children need to know about.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stumbled upon this monument when I visited the Camdeboo National Park. I was surprised to see one of the Voortrekker monuments in the Karoo. Very few of them survive. The monument is in a good condition, but the area around it is very sandy and...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Visited this monument by chance upon leaving the Camdeboo National Park. I didn't understand why it was put on this place and I didn't really understand the text, but it made me wonder what it had been like to travel in a prarie-wagon. The main...More

Thank ber w
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

I was being driven through the Camdeboo Nature Reserve looking out for a number of types of deer/antelope, when we came upon the statue and was told the story of who he was and also why it had been moved. It was a very impressive...More

Thank AndyMunch
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

I have been to the area many, many times. Never being able to find this monument. By accident, inside the National Park I came across it. And of course I had to have a photo taken with myself standing next to Uncle Andries, being proud...More

Thank DelanoEls
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

The statue is now safely behind the fences of the Camdeboo National Park, where it has been placed on a raised knoll, with the Boer leader facing north... looking out along the route that the trekboers took. Artistically, I don't think much of this statue;...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

This monument is situated just inside Camdeboo Nature Reserve - it was moved here for safe keeping. I am not a great monument enthusiast, but this is a particularly attractive statue with An dries in his top hat gazing into the hinterland.

Thank Meryl B
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

This original homestead that looks interesting from the road, is being turned into a guest house and we could not access the museum.

Thank GlenOrmond
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Reviewed 30 December 2014

Worth stopping to see this monument if you are into SA history. Pity it had to be moved from its original location due to vandalism

Thank Yellowblood
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