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In caves and overhangs throughout the area, San rock art can be found, evidence of the earliest human inhabitants. The famous Khoisan Elephant paintings can be found here.

It is also of great historical interest because of the graffiti which dates back to the 1800’s. It is rumoured that the Nationalist Party members met here to plan their 1948 victory which heralded the start of legislated apartheid. In support of this theory the names of some of the Nationalist Party members of the time are evident as graffiti on the walls, notably the name of Dr D. F. Malan, the then leader of the party and the first Nationalist Prime Minister of South Africa.

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