Voortrekker Monument - South Africa
Voortrekker Monument is located in South Africa.
Voortrekker Monument monument was established on 1949.
Primary threats to Voortrekker Monument :
The idea to build a monument in honour of the Voortrekkers was first mooted on 16 December 1888, when President Paul Kruger of the South African Republic attended the Day of the Covenant celebrations at Blood River in Natal.
Historical facts of Voortrekker Monument :
The Voortrekker Monument is a monument situated in the city of Pretoria, South Africa. The massive granite structure, built to honour the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony in the thousands between 1835 and 1854, was designed by the architect Gerard Moerdijk who had the ideal to design a "monument that would stand a thousand years to describe the history and the meaning of the Great Trek to its descendants".