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Although originating with scientists and untrained laymen, archaeology has a distinguished record in South Australia.
Historical Subject | By DJ Mulvaney | 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
From sporting events to flower festivals and patriotic displays presented by thousands of children, South Australia's Centenary Celebrations emphasised the positive.
Historical Event | By Margaret Anderson, History Trust of South Australia | 1930s
Climate was and still is an important factor in how and where South Australia first settled.
Historical Subject | By Peter Schwerdtfeger | 1800-1810, 1830s
A physician by training, Charles Everard became a landholder, a farmer and a prominent colonist.
Historical Person | By Jude Elton and Mandy Paul, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1830s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s
Equal parts naturalist and artist, George French Angas depicted the South Australian landscape, Aboriginal inhabitants, and flora and fauna with meticulous accuracy.
Historical Person | By John Healey | 1840s, 1850s, 1860s
A collection of nearly 400 objects related to the foundation and settlement of the British colony of South Australia.
Collection Level Description | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Narisha Cash's mural acknowledges and celebrates the Kaurna people as the traditional owners and custodians of Adelaide and the Adelaide plains.
Historical Thing | By Catherine Barron, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 2010s, Aboriginal Country pre-contact, early twenty–first century
The South Australian Tourism Commission, established in 1993, focuses on marketing South Australia as a tourist destination to interstate and overseas markets.
Historical Subject | By Lyn Leader-Elliot | North Terrace, Parklands | 1880s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010
Discover the people who have shaped Adelaide
Explore the city's built environment and famous Parklands
Find the stories behind the city's public artworks, monuments and memorials
Browse some of the themes that contextualise the city's history
Learn about the organisations that have made the city tick
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
Explore Adelaide by following a themed tour
Share your memories, stories and pictures with the Adelaidia community