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Australia’s first memorial to recognise the service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples was unveiled in Adelaide on 10 November 2013.
Historical Thing | By Mandy Paul, History Trust of South Australia | River Torrens | early twenty–first century
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
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 Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1790s, 1800-1810, 1840s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1930s
The Naval Memorial is an anchor mounted on a granite slab in the Parklands adjacent to Sir Edwin Smith Avenue.
Historical Thing | By Madeleine Ryan, History SA
Remembering the role of horses in war.
Historical Thing | By Jude Elton & Bernard O'Neil, History SA | Parklands | 1910s, 1920s, 1960s, early twenty–first century
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