Elder Family of Scots merchants and ship owners saw the infant South Australia as an opportunity to expand their business interests. Alexander Lang Elder (1815–1885), the pioneer, arrived in 1839 and established a trading business.
An inclusive girls school just outside the Adelaide city centre that educated girls on par with their brothers. Unheard of at the time, this beautiful two story red brick building still stands in the shady leafed neighbourhood of St Peters.
An icon of Port Adelaide's waterfront and the former home of South Australia's longest continually operating flour mill, the Hart's Mill complex now hosts a variety of cultural events and community activities