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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.

Sir Edward Stirling was (among other things) a surgeon, scientist, educationist, curator, lecturer and parliamentarian; in short, a Renaissance Man.

Read more about Sir Edward Stirling here.

J150 Plaque

Sir Edward Stirling

CMG

1848-1919

Medical scientist, educationist,

advocated votes for women

Sponsor: Royal Society of South Australia

By History SA

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