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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.

A geologist and explorer, Cecil Madigan crossed the Simpson Desert in the last classic Australian exploration adventure.

Read more about Cecil Thomas Madigan here.

J150 Plaque

Cecil Thomas Madigan

1889-1947

Geologist and explorer

Sponsor: Sir Russel Madigan

By History SA

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