1. J150 Plaque, Sir Sidney Kidman

    Abstemious but easy-going, Sir Sidney Kidman was a pastoralist and philanthropist who made friends easily.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  2. J150 Plaque, Sir Thomas Elder

    A pastoralist, philanthropist and businessman, Elder supported numerous outback expeditions and Adelaide institutions.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  3. J150 Plaque, Sir Thomas Playford

    Premier for 26 years, Sir Thomas Playford managed the industrialisation of South Australia while maintaining a conservative social agenda.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  4. J150 Plaque, Sir Walter Crocker

    A true internationalist, Sir Walter Crocker was a diplomat and Australian ambassador to many countries, a writer, and a centenarian.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  5. J150 Plaque, Sir Walter Watson Hughes

    A pastoralist and mine-owner once accused of fraud, Hughes stated shortly before his death: ‘I have been a sinner all my life’.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  6. J150 Plaque, Thomas Quinton Stow

    Founder of the Congregational Church in South Australia, Thomas Stow was a strenuous minister and a dedicated opponent of state aid to religion.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  7. J150 Plaque, Tom Elder Barr Smith

    A proverbial chip off the old block, Tom Elder Barr Smith was an astute businessman and generous philanthropist.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  8. J150 Plaque, Tom Price

    As the first Labor premier of South Australia, Tom Price established a minimum wage and electrified the tramways.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  9. J150 Plaque, Victor York Richardson

    The term 'all-round sportsman' might have been coined for Victor York Richardson, who excelled at cricket, football, baseball, lacrosse, tennis and basketball.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  10. J150 Plaque, Walter Gill

    A conscientious and gifted forestry administrator, Walter Gill was also an enthusiastic nature photographer.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  11. J150 Plaque, Walter Hervey Bagot

    Bagot was an architect whose work, including Bonython Hall and the Barr Smith Library, displays his preference for classical and traditional designs.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  12. J150 Plaque, William Anstey Giles

    Surgeon William Anstey Giles came from pioneering stock, but was a pioneer himself in medical literature.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  13. J150 Plaque, William Charles Douglas Veale

    Soldier, engineer and Adelaide Town Clerk William Veale is celebrated for revitalising the city's parklands.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  14. J150 Plaque, William Christie Gosse

    Short-lived explorer and surveyor William Christie Gosse was the first European to set eyes on Uluru.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  15. J150 Plaque, William Light

    Remembered as the founder of the City of Adelaide, Light was South Australia’s first surveyor-general.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  16. J150 Plaque, William Muirden

    William Muirden founded the Muirden College for Business Training, and was known for his well-balanced and harmonious nature.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  17. J150 Plaque, William Richard Randell

    William Randell was a pioneer of River Murray paddle-steamers, and was responsible for both designing and piloting them.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  18. J150 Plaque,Lady Jean Bonython

    Lady Bonython grew from ‘Baby Mayoress’ into a community worker and supporter of numerous charities, especially those benefiting women and children.

    Historical Thing | By History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1980s

  19. Jubilee 150 Plaques

    An eclectic selection of significant contributors to South Australia to 1986

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton & Bernard O'Neil, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1830s, 1980s

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