Alexander McCorkindale lived in a sandstone cave on the edge of Lake Banagher, while he was building other housing. Many of the lake's and pans in the area has got some sort of sandstone overhang covering on there north western sides.
This is another must see if you are in Chrissiesmeer. During 1867 Alexander McCorkindale settled some 50 people in the Chrissiesmeer district. He had a good relationship with the president of the Transvaal Government, MW Pretorius. The town Chrissiesmeer was named after Pretorius's daughter Christina. McCorkindale lived in a cave on the farm Lake Banagher, while he was building other housing. The cottage still stands today. The McCorkindale lapa is situated at the mouth of the cave.
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