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Along the cliff side between Amber Lantern and Violet Lantern is a beautiful path that gives spectacular views of the Dana Point Harbor below. at the midway point is the "Hide Drogher" statue. "New England Sailors of the 1800's tossed locally raised cowhides from these...More
This a marvelous piece of sculpture as the other reviews detail well. Also, Dana Point's Heritage Park Trail along the cliffs overlooking Dana Point Harbor, with one beautiful view after another, is well worth the walk and a scenic stroll all by itself. On location...More
This "life-size" statue is alive in far more ways than one; everything about it suggests that you have arrived in the frenzied middle of the action, as the drogher, to whom "easy labor" was clearly a laughable concept, prepares to toss the hide to the...More
Muscles strain as the Herculean sailor swings the animal hide like a matador's cape. Every part of his body is working. This was the life for the 1800's sailor who had the job of tossing the cowhides from the cliffs to the ships.