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Edmund Wright House was built in 1878 as the headquarters of the Bank of South Australia.
Historical Place | By Alexander Parsons, History Trust of South Australia | 1870s, 1970s
Care for migrants, the unemployed and the destitute was evident from South Australia’s foundation days.
Historical Place | By Kate Walsh | Northwest corner | 1830s, 1840s
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Browse some of the themes that contextualise the city's history
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Explore some of the early maps, plans and panoramas that trace the development of the city
Discover the city's history through a rich collection of museum objects
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