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Sculptures on David Jones Building

Adelaide Central Plaza 

Most South Australians and many other people from other parts of Australia and around the world will know about John Martin in connection with retail history in Adelaide. 441 more words

South Australia

Peregine Building

135 Rundle Mall | ADELAIDE  SA 5000

If you have walked down Rundle Mall near Twin Street, once or many times it is possible that you have not noticed this building. 533 more words

South Australia

Who was Mary Lee? 4 2017

Mary Lee was a widowed Irish immigrant to Australia. She was 58 years of age when she and her daughter Evelyn arrived in South Australia to take care of her sick son. 339 more words


A letter of importance: Workman connections to John Doyle Lee

In my previous post about the Workman family migration, I mentioned the importance of Daisy Maude Workman Lichtenwalter Locke’s letter to more than one branch of the Workman family. 3,653 more words

Historical Facts

Observatory House

84 Flinders Street ADELAIDE  5000

This Queen Anne style building on Flinders Street is one of Adelaide’s survivors. It was commissioned in 1906 by G.C.W. Kohler who was an instrument maker. 199 more words


20 Shocking Historical Facts You Definitely Weren’t Taught at School

Sometimes even a tiny detail can completely change our view of history.

Paintings by Adolf Hitler. Aren’t they beautiful?

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Thebarton Air Raid Shelter

92 South Road TORRENSVILLE SA (Corner Ashley Street & South Road TORRENSVILLE SA)

Have you ever noticed this structure on South Road, just near the Thebarton Oval? 526 more words