A new book about Benjamin Herschel Babbage will be launch in the Mortlock Chamber of the State Library of South Australia at 4:30 pm on Thursday 22 April. Speakers will include Colin Harris of the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia and Rod Tucker, the author. Paperback and hardback copies will be on sale. Refreshments … Continue reading Lake Torrens Book Launch
The History Trust of South Australia:Talking History presentsWindjammers Tuesday 30 March, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom Windjammers were enormous steel and iron sailing ships that transported South Australian grain during the final days of commercial sail. Sailing yearly from the Åland Islands, in the Finnish Baltic, Windjammers arrived in the South Australian summer to collect grain. They … Continue reading Windjammers Talk
On 9 April Roger Irvine will speak about his recent publication by Wakefield Press, Colonial Settlers of the River Torrens: A different approach to local history. The title says much about what can be expected about early life on Adelaide’s premier river (or creek). You can register for the meeting here.
Trevor Klein will be representing Wakefield Press and offering books for sale at the Members Meeting on Friday 5 March. It is unknown when the next book sale will be held, so come prepared to get a bargain and to support the Society's sponsor.
Join the HSSA guided tour of the renovated Carrick Hill mansion. New top floor art gallery, Internal lift available. Wednesday 24 March. Arrive in car park from 10.30 for 11.00 start. Pay $15.00 to Treasurer Anne Bowman by 5.00pm on Friday 19 March. Morning Tea served in the marquee café with beautiful panoramic views is at your … Continue reading Upcoming Field Trips