The Hide Drogher - Dana Point, CA
Posted by: bluesnote
N 33° 27.809 W 117° 42.038
11S E 434893 N 3702890
Quick Description: The Hide Drogher is located on the historic Hide Trail.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2012 7:05:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMECB7
This statue overlooks the Dana Point Harbor below. It is about 10 feet tall and it shows and demonstartes us how these cow hides were thrown over the cliff into the bay below for ships to transport them back to europe. This statue is carrying one of those hides.The Hide Drogher plaque says "New England sailors of the 1800's tossed locally raised cowhides from these cliffs to be traded for finished good carried by their ships."
Name: The Hide Drogher
Figure Type: Human
Artist Name: F. Benedict Coleman
Date created or placed: 1990
Materials used: Metal
Location: Hide Trail
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