Witness 175 | Witness founder ‘a bit of a family legend’

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Mark Hinds, great, great grandson of David Dale Buchanan.
Mark Hinds, great, great grandson of David Dale Buchanan.

As The Witness celebrates its 175th anniversary, we spoke to a descendant of our founder, David Dale Buchanan.

Meet Mark Hinds, his great-great-grandson, an accomplished pianist and the proprietor of one of only three Theatrical Hotels in the world, the Karroo Theatrical Hotel in Steytlerville in the Eastern Cape.

I met Hinds when I went to his hotel some years back and we got chatting.

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