1. 'Street Art Poetry Project' Location 3

    Mark Niehus' four-part series cemented his status as a prominent poet and artist in Adelaide.

    Historical Thing | By Hannah Stewart, History Trust of South Australia | 2010s

  2. 'The Apron' by Karen Genoff

    The Minister for Housing & Urban Development commissionned this work by Karen Genoff, an Adelaide local.

    Historical Thing | East Terrace | 1990s

  3. 14 Pieces

    Recalling the ancient Ichthyosaur, this sculpture invites interaction

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 2000-2010

  4. 14 Pieces Fountain- South Australian Museum

    14 Pieces is a sculpture fountain based on the opalised fossilised vertebrae of the Ichthyosaur in the South Australian Museum.

    Historical Thing | By South Australian School for Vision Impaired (SASVI) | North Terrace | 2000-2010

  5. A Day Out

    Pigs and people in Rundle Mall

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Rundle Mall | 1990s

  6. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial

    Australia’s first memorial to recognise the service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples was unveiled in Adelaide on 10 November 2013.

    Historical Thing | By Mandy Paul, History Trust of South Australia | River Torrens | early twenty–first century

  7. Aboriginal flag

    The Aboriginal flag flies high over its birthplace, Tarntanyangga/Victoria Square, a symbol of Aboriginal pride, rights and identity.

    Historical Thing | By Mandy Paul, History Trust of South Australia | 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  8. Adelaide City Council plaques

    Adelaide City Council plaques promote the city’s heritage and some South Australian identities.

    Historical Thing | By Bernard O'Neil, History SA | Hindley Street, North Terrace | 1980s, early twenty–first century

  9. Alice

    Who, or what, is following Alice in Rymill Park?

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Parklands | 1950s, 1960s

  10. Archie Badenoch

    Not many historic vessels in the care of maritime museums around the world still work as hard as South Australia’s ex-police launch, Archie Badenoch.

    Historical Thing | By Dave Rickard | 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s, Second World War

  11. August Wilhelm Pelzer Plaque

    A plaque to the 'City Gardener' is now obscured in a city garden

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 2000-2010

  12. Barque South Australian

    A former mail transport and Royal Navy vessel, the barque South Australian was integral to the early colonisation of South Australia...and became the colony's first documented shipwreck.

    Historical Thing | By James Hunter, History SA | 1830s

  13. Bent Street Mural

    Tony Rosella and Ash Rundle's environmentally and historically inspired artwork on the South Australian Police Building on Grenfell Street.

    Historical Thing | By Hannah Stewart, History Trust of South Australia | 2010s

  14. Bill's Fountain- State Library of South Australia

    This fountain is a memorial to William Faulding Scammell, AO, CBE who was Chancellor of Adelaide University from 1991 to 1998.

    Historical Thing | North Terrace | 2000-2010

  15. Birkenhead Bridge

    Opened in 1940 as a replacement for the original Jervois Bridge, the Birkenhead Bridge was the first to employ a double-bascule design in Australia, and continues to function as a critical link between Port Adelaide and Lefevre Peninsula.

    Historical Thing | By James Hunter, History SA | 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  16. Captain Charles Sturt Memorial

    Leaning forward and shielding his eyes from the sun, this bronze figure of Sturt looks over Victoria Square, not the land he explored

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | 1830s, 1840s, 1900-1910, 1910s

  17. Catherine Helen Spence statue

    The powerful sculpture of Catherine Helen Spence in Light Square, Adelaide celebrates the life and work of a formidable South Australian.

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Northwest corner | 1850s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1980s

  18. Charles Cameron Kingston Memorial

    A remarkable and feisty South Australian attorney-general and premier, a father of federation and the first Australian Minster for Trade and Customs is commemorated by this statue

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | 1850s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s

  19. Colonel Light statue

    Colonel William Light’s statue on Montefiore Hill pointing towards the centre of Adelaide has come to symbolise the city that Light laid out.

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | 1830s, 1840s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1930s, early twenty–first century

  20. Colonel Light Survey Marker

    Colonel William Light’s survey marker from 1837 is to be incorporated in the new Royal Adelaide Hospital site

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1830s, 1920s

  21. Colonel William Light Grave and Monument

    Colonel William Light’s grave remains in Light Square, while Light's Monument there has been replaced and embellished over time

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Northwest corner | 1830s, 1840s, 1870s, 1890s, 1900-1910

  22. Cross of Sacrifice

    The Cross of Sacrifice, part of the Women's War Memorial, was funded completely by donation from 'the women of South Australia'

    Historical Thing | By Catherine Manning, History Trust of South Australia

  23. Dame Roma Mitchell Statue

    Dame Roma Mitchell is depicted surrounded by her books looking relaxed and at home on North Terrace.

    Historical Thing | By Catherine Manning, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1990s

  24. Dardanelles Memorial

    The first Anzac memorial - an obelisk in a grove of wattles

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Parklands | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s, 2000-2010, 2010s, First World War

  25. Dr Charles George Everard MD Plaque

    Charles Everard was a physician, a landholder, a farmer and a prominent colonist.

    Historical Thing

  26. Dr John Dowie AM bust

    Different, but a good likeness

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 2010s

  27. Elder Park Rotunda

    Celebrated at its opening in 1882, and again a century later, the rotunda remains a focus point for events in Elder Park.

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Parklands | 1880s, 1980s

  28. Farnese Hercules

    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 SA | Parklands | 1890s, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century

  29. Fish for the Slate Pool Walkway

    Within Catherine Truman’s work, Fish for the Slate Pool Walkway, the tentative nature of life is captured brilliantly from the depths of Truman’s imagination.

    Historical Thing | By Cindy Crook, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1990s

  30. Fountain- Art Gallery of South Australia

    The Art Gallery of South Australia is one of several major cultural institutions that line North Terace between Kintore Avenue and Frome Road.

    Historical Thing | By South Australian School for Vision Impaired (SASVI) | North Terrace

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