1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

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

Read more about Tom Elder Barr Smith here.

J150 Plaque

Tom Elder Barr Smith



Sponsor: Tom E Barr Smith and Family

By History Trust of South Australia

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Courtesy of/Photographer:Laura Sherwood, History Trust of South Australia
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