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One of three statues given to Adelaide by WA Horn, Hercules was unveiled in October 1892 in Victoria Square.
Historical Thing | By Madeleine Ryan and Pat Stretton, History Trust of South Australia | Parklands | 1890s, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
A clergyman and headmaster, Farr was a champion of gentlemanly behaviour, honesty and good sportsmanship.
Historical Person | By Robert Fisher | North Terrace, Parklands | late nineteenth century, mid nineteenth century
The plight of the girls in the Destitute Asylum spurred on social worker Julia Farr.
Historical Person | By Joan Clift | North Terrace, Parklands | late nineteenth century, mid nineteenth century
His versatility as actor, dancer, producer and choreographer, coupled with flamboyance and wit, made Sir Robert Helpmann a household name.
Historical Person | By Meg Denton | North Terrace, Parklands | early twentieth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century
Wirrarninthi/Park 23 is the site of a Kaurna food and medicine trail, a playground for children, and sporting facilities.
Historical Place | By Tennille Anderson, Linnell Hopkins, April Mears and Caitlin Videon, Australian Environmental History Course, Flinders University of South Australia and Jude Elton, History SA | Parklands, Southwest corner, West Terrace | early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
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