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Explorer and surveyor John McDouall Stuart was celebrated as a hero for leading the first European expedition to cross Australia from south to north.
Historical Person | By Peter Bowyer | North Terrace | 1840s, 1850s, 1860s
Sir Charles Todd was a leader in the fields of meteorology, astronomy and communications, and is best remembered for masterminding the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line.
Historical Person | By John Jenkin | North Terrace | 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910
Discover the people who have shaped Adelaide
Explore the city's built environment and famous Parklands
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Explore Adelaide by following a themed tour
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