Mitcham Historical Society


Proud of our history and committed to our future

Mitcham Historical Society

Proud of our history and committed to our future

Mitcham Historical Society

Proud of our history and committed to our future

SAVE OUR SAILING SHIP

“City of Adelaide” Clipper  (1864)

The “City of Adelaide” was purpose built to serve South Australia and from 1864 to 1887 the ship played an important role in the development of the South Australian colony…

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SAVE BROWNHILL CREEK

A concrete dam 12 metres high and 100 metres wide in the heart of Brownhill Creek Recreation Park?

The dam and road relocation will destroy the heart of the park, which contains a traditional Kaurna camping site, a colonial heritage rock-crushing site, an important plan rehabilitation site and state listed threatened native fish species; Mountain Galaxias (rare) an Climbing Galaxias (vulnerable).

Brownhill Creek is one of the last original creek lines in the Adelaide Hills.  The Kaurna people called this area Wirraparinga (place of scrub and creek) and the walking trail constructed in their honour will be blocked…

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