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Adelaide Brewery was an early colonial enterprise. While brewing has long ceased there, the building survives in a different guise.
Historical Place | By Alison Painter | late nineteenth century, mid nineteenth century
How did Lion and Coopers come to be South Australia’s only major brewers of beer today?
Historical Subject | By Alison Painter | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
Sir Edwin Thomas Smith was a brewer, parliamentarian and, thanks to his philanthropy, Adelaide’s favourite millionaire.
Historical Person | By Peter Moore | North Terrace | 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s
Still brewing strong: Lion’s West End Brewery at Thebarton.
Historical Organisation | By Alison Painter | early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century
The Prince Albert Hotel, built in 1852, was associated with the Dreyer family, who originally migrated from Germany. It operated as a family business between 1852 and 1976.
Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History SA
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