1. 14 Pieces

    Recalling the ancient Ichthyosaur, this sculpture invites interaction

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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Dr John Dowie AM bust

    Different, but a good likeness

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Fountain- Brookman Building

    This fountain is outside the University of SA Brookman Building.

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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. J150 Plaque, Alexander Maurice Ramsay

    As general manager of the South Australian Housing Trust, Alexander Maurice Ramsay was energetic and compassionate.

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

  17. J150 Plaque, Alexander Tolmer

    1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia.

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

  18. J150 Plaque, Alexandrine Seager

    A tireless worker for the welfare of soldiers, Alexandrine Seager founded and ran the Cheer-Up Society.

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

  19. J150 Plaque, Alfred Edward Gerard

    Electrical merchant Alfred Edward Gerard was also a concerned humanitarian, and a worker for Aboriginal welfare.

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

  20. J150 Plaque, Alfred Hannaford

    A manufacturer of agricultural machinery, Alfred Hannaford was also an inventor who devised a pickling machine.

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

  21. J150 Plaque, Alfred Hermann Traeger

    Alf Traeger was friendly but self-effacing, and is perhaps best known as the inventor of the pedal wireless.

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

  22. J150 Plaque, Alfred Muller Simpson

    Not content with being the nation’s biggest metal goods manufacturer, Alfred Muller Simpson was prominent in public life too.

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

  23. J150 Plaque, Amos William Howard

    Howard was a nurseryman and great promoter of subterranean clover. His discoveries have benefited farmers’ pastures throughout South Australia.

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

  24. J150 Plaque, Andrew Alexander Kirkpatrick

    A union leader, parliamentarian and egalitarian, Andrew Alexander Kirkpatrick pushed for equal rights for women.

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

  25. J150 Plaque, Arnold Edwin Victor Richardson

    1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia.

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

  26. J150 Plaque, August Kavel

    An austere but tolerant Lutheran migrant leader, August Kavel contributed significantly to South Australia’s rich legacy of German culture.

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

  27. J150 Plaque, Augustus Short

    The energetic Augustus Short, South Australia’s first Anglican bishop, laid firm foundations for the growth of the Anglican Church in the new colony.

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

  28. J150 Plaque, Bejah Dervish

    Camel driver Bejah Dervish, highly-regarded for his part in the Calvert Scientific Exploring Expedition in 1896, became a familiar figure in South Australia’s far north. 

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

  29. J150 Plaque, C.J. Dennis

    Dennis was a poet, journalist and satirist, renowned for The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, the bestselling book of Australian poetry.

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

  30. J150 Plaque, Catherine Helen Spence

    Writer and social reformer Catherine Helen Spence was also the first woman to write a novel about Australia.

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

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