Colonial Adelaide Town

Adelaide was founded in 1836. Unlike Sydney and Hobart, it was established as a colony of free settlers rather than a penal colony.
Glenelg From The End Of The Jetty c.1885

Glenelg From The End Of The Jetty c.1885

Glenelg c.1885

Glenelg c.1885

Foy & Gibson's department store, Rundle Street, c1908

Foy & Gibson's department store, Rundle Street, c1908

General Post Office, Adelaide

General Post Office, Adelaide

Early aerial view of the City of Adelaide, the River Torrens and portion of North Adelaide from a point above Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide.

Early aerial view of the City of Adelaide, the River Torrens and portion of North Adelaide from a point above Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide.

Dock workers at Port Adelaide, from a sketch by F.R. Nixon

Dock workers at Port Adelaide, from a sketch by F.R. Nixon

By July 1837 the Wesleyans had leased land in Hindley Street Adelaide where they quickly erected the first solid stone construction church in the Colony

By July 1837 the Wesleyans had leased land in Hindley Street Adelaide where they quickly erected the first solid stone construction church in the Colony

Bbitcon store in Numurkah early years

Bbitcon store in Numurkah early years

Birks' Department Store, Rundle Street, north side between Stephens and Gawler Place, c.1900

Birks' Department Store, Rundle Street, north side between Stephens and Gawler Place, c.1900

Birds Eye View Of Adelaide From Victoria Square c1900

Birds Eye View Of Adelaide From Victoria Square c1900

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