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. A Day Out

    Pigs and people in Rundle Mall

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

  5. 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 SA | 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  6. 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

  7. Alice

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

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. Dr John Dowie AM bust

    Different, but a good likeness

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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. HMCS Protector

    Built between 1882 and 1884, South Australia's only colonial warship was a veteran of three major conflicts and still exists today as a breakwater at Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef

    Historical Thing | By James Hunter, History SA | 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 2010s, early twenty–first century, late twentieth century

  26. J Reedman Memorial Drinking Fountain

    The J Reedman Memorial Drinking Fountain was erected in Creswell Gardens on 7 September 1929. It is made of Angaston marble and signifies the achievements of John Cole Reedman, an Australian sports legend.

    Historical Thing | By Madeleine Ryan, History SA | Parklands | 1920s

  27. J150 Plaque, 'Captain' Henry Richard Hancock

    Imposing mine Superintendent Henry Richard Hancock substantially reorganized and developed the “Monster Mine” at Moonta.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  28. J150 Plaque, 'Padre' Arthur Thomas Strange

    Kind-hearted and single-minded, 'Padre' Arthur Strange was the founder of the Helping Hand Centre.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  29. J150 Plaque, Abraham Tobias Boas

    Abraham Tobias Boas was the first rabbi in South Australia, but so inclusive he was also called ‘the best Christian in Adelaide’.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

  30. J150 Plaque, Adelaide Laetitia Miethke

    Prussian by descent, Adelaide Miethke was an educationist, and her School of the Air ‘bridged the lonely distance’ for outback children.

    Historical Thing | By History SA | North Terrace | 1980s

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