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Adelaide City Council plaques promote the city’s heritage and some South Australian identities.
Historical Thing | By Bernard O'Neil, History Trust of South Australia | Hindley Street, North Terrace | 1980s, early twenty–first century
The powerful sculpture of Catherine Helen Spence in Light Square, Adelaide celebrates the life and work of a formidable South Australian.
Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Northwest corner | 1850s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1980s
Celebrated at its opening in 1882, and again a century later, the rotunda remains a focus point for events in Elder Park.
Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Parklands | 1880s, 1980s
Word artist Richard Tipping prompts us to consider big ideas in his sculpture ‘The Eternal Question’
Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Northwest corner | 1940s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010
Discover the people who have shaped Adelaide
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Browse some of the themes that contextualise the city's history
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Find out what's drawn people into the city's streets
Explore some of the early maps, plans and panoramas that trace the development of the city
Discover the city's history through a rich collection of museum objects
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