Explore the history in Victoria Square and along King William Street and discover some of the stories behind the buildings of Adelaide. Victoria Square/ TarntanyanggaVictoria Square, named after Princess Victoria (later Queen Victoria) in 1836, is the central and most significant of Adelaide’s squares. Aboriginal flagThis impressive Aboriginal flag commemorates the site where it was first flown, on National Aborigines Day in 1971. Three Rivers FountainThe Three Rivers fountain commemorates the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Adelaide in 1963. John McDouall Stuart statueUnveiled in 1904, this statue commemorates the famous explorer John McDouall Stuart, the first European to cross Australia overland. Charles Cameron Kingston MemorialCharles Cameron Kingston was Premier from 1893-1899, remembered for granting South Australian women the right to vote in 1894, the first in the world. Torrens BuildingBuilt in 1881 for Government offices, this heritage-listed building is Adelaide's finest remaining Neo-Classical facade. King William StreetNamed after King William IV in 1837, King William Street is the main north-south thoroughfare of Adelaide. Adelaide General Post OfficeCompleted in 1876, the General Post Office is renowned for its 49 metre tower, even taller than the Town Hall. Adelaide Town HallOpened in 1866, the Adelaide Town Hall has been an important venue for concerts, public gatherings and meetings ever since. Beehive CornerBuilt in 1896, Beehive Corner with its Neo-Gothic facade has been a famous meeting spot since the early 20th century.