XVI th EASTERN REGION HISTORY SEMINAR 2022 – Re-imagining local history after 40 years

Saturday 22nd October 2022

Marble Hill Stables, 314 Marble Hill Road, Marble Hill 5137

9.15 – 9.55 am         Registration

10.00 – 10.15 am    Welcome 

                                   Dr Geoffrey Bishop, President, East Torrens Historical Society

                                   Dr Patricia Michell, Heritage Director, Marble Hill

10.15 – 11.00 am     Guest Speaker: Liz Harfull, Adelaide Hills author and journalist, photographer 

                                   and consultant: Giving a voice  to women’s stories in local history

 11.00 – 11.30 am    Morning Tea

11.30 – 1.00 pm       Group reports – groups present an appraisal of how their group has influenced

                                   local attitudes toward local heritage preservation and recognition (5 minutes

                                   each plus question time at the end of the session)

1.00 – 1.45 pm         Lunch

1.45 – 3.15 pm          Site tours – Marble Hill – a restoration project in action.  Guided tours of the

                                   Stables and grounds, including hilltop lookout.  (No public access to main

                                   residence which is still a building site)

3.15 to 3.30 pm      Afternoon tea and closure of the seminar.


Seminar hosted by East Torrens Historical Society Inc. and Marble Hill Heritage

Our thanks to the Michell family for hosting the seminar at Marble HillE: mndfletcher@bigpond.com


Registration Fee $45 per person due by Friday 7 October 2022.

Contact ETHS Treasurer, Mary Fletcher on 0419 910 196 or E: mndfletcher@bigpond.com for further details and a registration form.

“Burnside’s Memorial to the Fallen” at Rose Park

The War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those from the District who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

A plaque was added at a later date to commemorate those who lost their lives in World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Day in Historical Magill

Wednesday 28 September 2022. 

Bookings are essential – 0422 705 916


Meet at Tower Hotel at 9.50 am for a guided walk around old Magill village.

Parking available at Tower Hotel.

Lunch at own expense at Tower Hotel at 12.00 pm.

Drive to Magill Wesleyan Cemetery, Jackson Street, Magill for a guided tour starting at 2.00 pm for an hour


Burnside Historical Society Journal 2021

December, 2021

Burnside Historical Society journal, December, 2021, cover
  • President’s Reflections
  • Committee & Subcommittees
  • BHS Outings
  • May History Festival
  • BHS Key Activities


August 2022 Bulletin

August, 2022 (Issue. 5)

Burnside Historical Society bulletin, August, 2022, cover
  • Program for remainder of 2023
  • The History of heritage listing or not in Burnside - 15th August