Grains of gold: the impact of the Gold Rush in South Australia A free talk at the City Library on Friday 4 September, 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm. How did the Victorian Gold Rush in the 1850s impact the lives of South Australians? Join archivists Nick Miller and Laura Sherwood as they explore local gold … Continue reading The Impact of the Gold Rush on SA
Walking with Adelaide’s Past displays the changing times, fashion and development of the City of Adelaide throughout history. This exhibition consists of historic images of people moving through the streets of Adelaide, from men in bowler hats walking to work in the early 1900s, to busy Christmas shoppers on Rundle Street before the conversion to Rundle … Continue reading Walking With Adelaide’s Past
For those who have been waiting for the announcement - Historical Society Meetings will resume on October 2nd. See the upcoming September newsletter for details on the speaker and Covid compliance requirements. Please also keep aware of any changing state regulations that might affect this decision. Updates will be posted here as needed. In the … Continue reading HSSA Meeting Resumption
The History Trust of South Australia & the Migration Museum present August's Talking History lecture British Migrants: Instant Australians? Tuesday 25 August, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom Register now Between 1947 and 1981 nearly 1.5 million Britons migrated to Australia, seduced by promises of sun, surf and a better life. Most of the newcomers came on assisted … Continue reading British Migrants: Instant Australians?
The History Trust of South Australia & the South Australian Maritime Museum present a special Talking History and National Science Week film screening French Science on the High Seas: Voyages of discovery to our shores and beyond Tuesday 18 August, 2020 at 5.30pm via Zoom This film screening will not be recorded. Spots are limited so please only … Continue reading French Science on the High Seas