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  Dick King Statue
by MikeAtSea

In 1842 the Afrikaaners tried to conquer Durban and placed the city under siege. Dick King escaped and rode almost 1000 km within 8 days to Grahamstown to inform British troops about the attack. They immediately arrived breaking the siege and ensuring that Durban stayed British

Address: Victoria Embankment

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  • Written Feb 11, 2005
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