Around The Square
This walking tour highlights the important infrastructure surrounding the central square of Adelaide including Law Courts, GPO, Treasury Building and Adelaide Town Hall and the stories behind the facades. Victoria Square was originally envisioned to have the majority of government buildings facing it and we visit and discuss the importance of these buildings in South Australia’s history. Come and hear stories relating to a proposed pistol duel, a retail man with a vision, a heritage building which was moved to another location, the gold rush era in Victoria in the 1850’s, the progression of women in South Australia, a ground breaking land title system and many others.
Starting location: Adelaide Town Hall, King William Street Ending location: General Post Office (GPO), King William Street