History Discussion Group

Please join us for some interesting discussions and lively debate. We meet fortnightly on Wednesday from 10:00am till noon at the ARPAactiveover50s Office, Level 4, 25 Leigh Street, Adelaide.


Wednesday, May 22
10am – Talk: The Boer Wars
11am – General topic: Bletchley Park (open to anyone)

Wednesday, June 26
10am – Talk: The Channel Tunnel
11am – General topic: Howard Florey, Australian pharmacologist who shared the Nobel Prize with Sir Alexander Fleming and Sir Ernst Chain for the development of penicillin

Wednesday, June 26
10am – Talk: Boston Tea Party
11am – General topic: Adelaide’s original tram network

For information or to join us please call Peter — 0466 600 789.

All welcome.

In the March/April 2019 edition of the ARPA News, there was an article on The History of the Adelaide Railway Station. The author has supplied a number of extra photographs that can be viewed by downloading this pdf by clicking here.

The Gallery shows photos of the City of Adelaide at Port Adelaide when the group visited on November 28, 2018. Photos by D Hill

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