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Climate was and still is an important factor in how and where South Australia first settled.
Historical Subject | By Peter Schwerdtfeger | 1800-1810, 1830s
The father of Mount Barker, John Dunn lived a long and successful life as a miller, merchant and philanthropist in South Australia.
Historical Person | By Corinne Ball, Migration Museum | 1800-1810, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
The rapid European maritime exploration of South Australia takes place in the early 19th century
Historical Subject | By Robert Sexton | 1790s, 1800-1810
Matthew Flinders, British explorer, charter of South Australia's coast and namesake of Flinders University
Historical Person | By Robert Sexton | 1790s, 1800-1810
A statue to honour Matthew Flinders, the first explorer to circumnavigate Australia, was a long time coming in Adelaide
Historical Thing | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | North Terrace | 1790s, 1800-1810, 1840s, 1900-1910, 1920s, 1930s
French cartographer, Nicolas Thomas Baudin surveyed and named much of South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island coastal areas.
Historical Person | By Robert Sexton | 1800-1810
This paint box is believed to have belonged to soldier, public servant and explorer, Captain Charles Sturt.
Collection Item | 1800-1810, 1830s, 1840s
Mrs Elizabeth Fisher was Mayoress of the City of Adelaide from 1840-1842, and again from 1852-1854.
Historical Person | By Cheryl Williss, HerStory Project | 1790s, 1800-1810, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s, 1850s
Julia Lazarus was Mayoress of the City of Adelaide (married to the Mayor) from 1855-1858.
Historical Person | By Cheryl Williss, HerStory Project | 1800-1810, 1820s, 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s