Event held on May 17

[CANCELLED] History Day: Lost and Found Treasures of Adelaide Gaol

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Event runs from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


This year History Day will showcase Adelaide Gaol Registers A & B, recently recovered by State Records. Along with other original gaol records, the first registers include prisoner details written by the first Governor of the gaol, William Ashton, and date from 1848 to 1857.The gaol will also host an acquisition market with the hope of unearthing and learning about other objects and stories from the state's dark history. If you would like to return an item or share a story, the market will be open to all with experts available to provide advice. Entry Cost All tickets $5 - Children under 4 free. Cash preferred.