2019 Pioneer Women’s Trail Walk

sa 19 May 2019
This British colony was less than three years old when the ‘Zebra’ arrived with Lutheran refugees from Prussia who were eager to build new lives free from persecution. Captain of the ‘Zebra’, Dirk Meinertz Hahn, helped fifty-four families to find land in the picturesque Onkaparinga Valley near Mount Barker. Within
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Adelaide Tours – ZWard Behind the walls

sa 3 Nov 2018 - 17 Feb 2019
Go behind the walls of the notorious Z Ward at the former Glenside Mental Hospital.  For almost 90 years it was home to those classified as “criminally insane” on the overlapping edges of criminality and mental illness.  This guided tour explores the architecture and social history of this remarkable building.
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Ayers House museum – A Very Victorian Christmas

sa 10 Nov 2018 - 24 Dec 2018
Children (and adults) can take part in a range of special festive activities along with a variety of nineteenth century games. Explore a 160 year old mansion, make Christmas decorations, greeting cards and dress up! Families can stay for as long as they like, and take their handmade cards and
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Beaumont House Open Day

sa 4 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2019
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has a distinctive Mediterranean character with an open brickwork parapet
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Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2018
Completed in 1885 and shut in 1973, this stand-alone building with its impressive and inescapable Ha-Ha wall, housed many of the State’s violent and criminally insane patients. Go behind the walls and discover Z Ward for yourself, at night. Most Thurs, Fri and Sat (other nights available on request) Cost:
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