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A plaque commemorates Dan Seymour. Dan Seymour was sponsored by R. M. Williams to find a route along the Great Divide which is known as the National Horse Trail.
In 1950, Dan came to Australia from Canada where he was born and for 20 years worked his way around the outback as a drover, ringer, dogger and fencer. It was around the rodeos that he met R. M. Williams and a great friendship developed. When Williams proposed the National Trail, Dan volunteered to ride it.
He left Ferntree Gully near Melbourne in February 1972 with two saddle horses, a pack horse and bluey. After riding the route of the Trail he returned to live in Dorrigo in northern New South Wales.
|Address:||Hickory Street, Pioneer Park, Dorrigo, 2453|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.338697|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1973|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1973|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||February-2002|
Daniel Joseph Seymour
4. 7. 1923 - 10. 7. 2001
In memory of Dan Seymour who pioneered the National Horse Trail from Melbourne to Cooktown in 1973.
His lifes journey ends here.
Erected by his many friends