1. J150 Plaque, Sir Thomas Playford

    Premier for 26 years, Sir Thomas Playford managed the industrialisation of South Australia while maintaining a conservative social agenda.

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

  2. J150 Plaque, Sir Walter Crocker

    A true internationalist, Sir Walter Crocker was a diplomat and Australian ambassador to many countries, a writer, and a centenarian.

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

  3. J150 Plaque, Sir Walter Watson Hughes

    A pastoralist and mine-owner once accused of fraud, Hughes stated shortly before his death: ‘I have been a sinner all my life’.

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

  4. J150 Plaque, Sir William Mitchell

    Philosopher, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, and a teacher of economics, psychology and literature, Sir William Mitchell was nothing if not a polymath.

    Historical Thing | By History SA

  5. J150 Plaque, Thomas Quinton Stow

    Founder of the Congregational Church in South Australia, Thomas Stow was a strenuous minister and a dedicated opponent of state aid to religion.

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

  6. J150 Plaque, Tom Elder Barr Smith

    A proverbial chip off the old block, Tom Elder Barr Smith was an astute businessman and generous philanthropist.

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

  7. J150 Plaque, Tom Price

    As the first Labor premier of South Australia, Tom Price established a minimum wage and electrified the tramways.

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

  8. J150 Plaque, Victor York Richardson

    The term 'all-round sportsman' might have been coined for Victor York Richardson, who excelled at cricket, football, baseball, lacrosse, tennis and basketball.

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

  9. J150 Plaque, Walter Gill

    A conscientious and gifted forestry administrator, Walter Gill was also an enthusiastic nature photographer.

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

  10. J150 Plaque, Walter Hervey Bagot

    Bagot was an architect whose work, including Bonython Hall and the Barr Smith Library, displays his preference for classical and traditional designs.

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

  11. J150 Plaque, William Anstey Giles

    Surgeon William Anstey Giles came from pioneering stock, but was a pioneer himself in medical literature.

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

  12. J150 Plaque, William Charles Douglas Veale

    Soldier, engineer and Adelaide Town Clerk William Veale is celebrated for revitalising the city's parklands.

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

  13. J150 Plaque, William Christie Gosse

    Short-lived explorer and surveyor William Christie Gosse was the first European to set eyes on Uluru.

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

  14. J150 Plaque, William Light

    Remembered as the founder of the City of Adelaide, Light was South Australia’s first surveyor-general.

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

  15. J150 Plaque, William Mortlock

    William Mortlock was a pastoralist and a generous and popular, if not necessarily brilliant, parliamentarian.

    Historical Thing | By History SA

  16. J150 Plaque, William Muirden

    William Muirden founded the Muirden College for Business Training, and was known for his well-balanced and harmonious nature.

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

  17. J150 Plaque, William Richard Randell

    William Randell was a pioneer of River Murray paddle-steamers, and was responsible for both designing and piloting them.

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

  18. J150 Plaque,Lady Jean Bonython

    Lady Bonython grew from ‘Baby Mayoress’ into a community worker and supporter of numerous charities, especially those benefiting women and children.

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

  19. JH & GF Angas Memorial

    The Angas Memorial was completed in 1915 as a tribute to the memory of George Fife Angas and John Howard Angas, colonists who contributed to the foundation of South Australia.

    Historical Thing | By Madeleine Ryan, History SA | Parklands

  20. John Jefferson Bray Memorial Fountain

    The John Jefferson Bray Memorial Fountain commemorates the life of a senior judge, scholar and poet

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | Southeast corner | 1910s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1990s

  21. John McDouall Stuart statue

    The statue of inland explorer John McDouall Stuart at the corner of Victoria Square and Flinders Street, Adelaide, commemorates his place in Australian history

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton and Mandy Paul, History SA | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1960s

  22. Jubilee 150 Plaques

    An eclectic selection of significant contributors to South Australia to 1986

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton & Bernard O'Neil, History SA | North Terrace | 1830s, 1980s

  23. King Edward VII Memorial

    Creating and installing King Edward VII’s statute took eight months longer than the period of his reign

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1920s

  24. Knot

    The shining steel and simple form of Knot typifies the work of sculptor Herbert (Bert) Flugelman.

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  25. Lavington Bonython fountain

    Affectionately known as the ‘Bonython bath’, this fountain stood outside the South Australian Museum from 1965 to 2005

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1870s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s

  26. Light Horse Memorial

    Remembering South Australian Light Horsemen who served in Egypt and Palestine and at Gallipoli

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton & Bernard O'Neil, History SA | North Terrace | 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, Boer War, early twenty–first century

  27. Lord Florey bust

    Adelaide-born Lord Florey won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1945 for his part in making the infection-fighting penicillin available

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1890s, 1920s, 1940s, 1960s

  28. Magarey Medal

    An award for the ‘fairest and most brilliant player’ in South Australia’s major Australian Rules football competition

    Historical Thing | By Bernard Whimpress | 1890s, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century

  29. Mary Lee bust

    ‘My aim is to leave the world better for women’ – Mary Lee was an activist, suffragist and unionist

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1990s

  30. Matthew Flinders Memorial

    A statue to honour Matthew Flinders, the first explorer to circumnavigate Australia, was a long time coming in Adelaide

    Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History SA | North Terrace | 1790s, 1800-1810, 1840s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1930s

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