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Orpen Memorial Rocks
Skukuza district, Mpumalanga

Date:n.d.
Type:Memorial
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
24°52'46.02" S 31°45'53.70" E Alt: 303m

Transcription of English wording on plaque:

South African
NATIONAL PARKS

TO HONOUR HER AND IN GRATITUDE TO
MRS. EILEEN ORPEN
FOR HER GENEROUS GIFT OF THE
FOLLOWING SEVEN FARMS
FOR INCLUSION IN THE
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
THESE GIFTS WILL IN PERPETUITY
BEAR TESTIMONY TO HER LOVE
OF NATURE AND THE ANIMAL WORLD
ERECTED BY THE
NATIONAL PARKS BOARD
OF TRUSTEES
4TH OCTOBER 1944
CHALONS, KINFISHERSPRUIT, HENGEL, REDGORTON,
SIKKELTOUKLOOF, HOUTBOSRAND, BLACKBERRY GLEN,
TOTAL AREA 28,633 MORGEN (24530 HACTARE)


Writings about this entry

Hopkins, Ron. 2013. Field Guide to the Historical Sites of the Kruger National Park. Hoedspruit: Ron Hopkins. pg 94 ill, 95