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 – Old Treasury and Tunnels

sa 20 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
Journey through winding hallways and underground chambers to meet the colourful characters and deep history behind one of Adelaide’s oldest colonial buildings. From riots and floods to historic reforms the Treasury sat at the heart of South Australia’s political life – come explore its secrets and forgotten stories! Cost: Adult
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Adelaide Tours-Z Ward Behind the Walls

sa 28 Jan 2018 - 24 Feb 2019
Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia’s history. From the rare ‘Ha Ha Wall’ encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site. Duration: Approximately 75
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Beaumont House Open Day

sa 3 Feb 2019 - 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

Captain Harry Butler 100th anniversary celebration

sa 3 Aug 2019 - 4 Aug 2019
Times to be finalized closer to the event date. Planned events include; Saturday 3 August there will be a guided walk viewing his statue, & the “Red Devil” his beloved Bristol MIC Monoplane, the only original one left in the world and the Minlaton National Trust Museum, which has a

Gawler Branch “Staying Alive”

sa 13 Jul 2019
“Staying Alive” Following on from two very successful previous events, the branch in conjunction with Violet Rowe, will be presenting a Fashion Parade featuring fashions from the 60’s and 70’s. Cost: Tickets will be $30 including a light supper and can be booked contacting Gary Iremonger at the Eagle Foundry

Millicent Museum – Murder at the Museum

sa 6 Apr 2019
Come along and collect the clues and see if you can find the murderer in this living history whodunnit. Visitors explore the Museum and interact with characters and suspects as they piece together a murder mystery. They can then take a guess at who they think the murderer is, and

Millicent Museum Heritage Day

sa 6 Oct 2019
Millicent Museum is very much a reflection of the community and its history. We want to celebrate Millicent with a free day out for local families. Alongside the usual exhibits, the museum will come alive with horse and carts, working vintage machinery, old-fashioned kid’s games and lots more.  

Mount Barker Branch – Combined History Groups of the Hills

sa 16 Apr 2019
The Mount Barker branch invite you to come along to an evening meeting of their branch  and the Combined History Groups of the Hills.

Mount Barker Branch – Talk, Wendy Frew- Leane Times

sa 5 Mar 2019
The Mount Barker branch invite you to come along to a presentation by author Wendy Frew: Leane Times: One family’s transformation from Cornish farmers to Australian fighter.

Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – Spud Fest

sa 28 Apr 2019
One Day Only:   Spud Fest – Celebrating all things Potato!  Potato Games, Potato Craft and Treasure Mart.    Try our delicious baked potatoes, potato pancakes and more yummy treats.  Have fun doing the mash potato dance to live music.  Heaps of fun for everyone. Cost: Adult $5, Conc $4, Children Free

Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – Games Children Played

sa 17 Mar 2019
One Day Only:  Games Children Played  –  Toys, games and puzzles are waiting to be played, the old fashioned way.  Merriment abounds as everyone can experience entertaining past times that will engage young ones and also bring back memories for the not so young.  Come, have fun, enjoy ! Cost:

Willunga Heritage Walks – The Courthouse Loop

sa 10 Mar 2019
Explore the past through our historic buildings and heritage sites. Learn about life in a colonial settlement as you walk the streets of one of the oldest towns in South Australia. See significant historic buildings such as Willunga House, the Primitive Methodist Chapel and the Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom. Gold coin
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