The National Library is holding a webinar on how to date historical photographs on 15 April from 1-2pm AEDT (1.30-2.30pm Adelaide time) Piece together dates and places from the many clues that family photos contain. Clothing, cars, historic events and even telegraph poles can help date an image and provide crucial information. Learn how to identify … Continue reading Webinar on Dating Photographs
Looking for some reading to fill your time while shut inside? Past issues of the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia are being scanned and gradually added to this website. look for an extra dropbox under the Journal & Newsletter tab.
Effective midday today, Monday 23 March, The History Trust of South Australia will close all of its public sites, including National Motor Museum, South Australian Maritime Museum, Migration Museum and Centre of Democracy until further notice. The safety and well-being of our visitors, employees, volunteers and the broader community is our top priority. We are … Continue reading History Trust Museum Closures
COVID-19 Special Bulletin We are reaching out to keep you informed in light of the worldwide COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic response. As always, the wellbeing of our visitors, patrons, team members and volunteers are our highest priority. At this time, The History Trust of South Australia’s management are in consultation with government stakeholders to determine the … Continue reading History Trust Event Closures
Updated events schedule for centenary of Sir Ross Smith's Adelaide landing: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic response, some events planned to celebrate the centenary of Sir Ross Smith's victorious Adelaide landing have been cancelled or postponed. These include the Lightsview Family Day on Sunday 22 March and adventurer/aviator Michael Smith's talk at the State Library … Continue reading Centenary of Smith’s Adelaide Landing