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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

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

Read more about August Kavel here.

J150 Plaque

Pastor August Kavel

1798-1860

Lutheran migrant leader

Sponsor: South Australian German Association

By History SA

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Jubilee 150 walkway plaque of August Kavel
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