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Photographs supplied by Mary Beaven

The Cultural Walk contains a series of plaques commemorating individuals and businesses who have made a significant contribution to South Australian history and who are associated with the history of the Parade in Norwood. The plaques are located on the Parade between Portrush Road and Sydenham Road.

1. Blessed Mary MacKillop ‘Founder of the Josephite Order ’ (1842-1909)

2. Kaurna ‘Reconciliation & Acknowledgement of Country’ (1998)

3. Hon Don Dunstan ‘Premier & Social Reformer’(1926-1999)

4. James Ashton ‘Colonial Artist & Teacher’ (1859-1935)

5. Max Harris ‘Angry Penguin Poet & Critic Ern Malley Affair’ (1921-1995)

6. Australian Former Prisoners of War Memorial Fountain

7. Alby Green ‘First Magarey Medallist’ Norwood Football Club

8. Doris Taylor ‘Founder of Meals on Wheels’ (1901-1968)

9. C J Dennis ‘Laureate of the Larrikin’ (1876-1938)

10. Catherine Helen Spence ‘Social & Political Reformer’ (1825-1910)

11. Hon William Denny Snr ‘AIF, Politician & Law Reformer’ (1872-1946)

12. Mary Martin ‘Social Reformer’ founder Mary Martin’s Bookshops (1915-1973)

13. S.E. Waite & Son ‘Three Generations of Family Business’ (1920-2007)

14. Ward’s Shoe Store ‘Three Generations of Family Business’ (1909-2007)

15. Louca Fish Café ‘Three Generations of Family Business (1953-2007)

16. May Gibbs ‘Author & Illustrator’ (1877-1869)

17. Captain Lionel Matthews GC, MC (1912-1944) Prisoner of War


Address:The Parade, Cultural Walk, Norwood, 5067
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.921126
Long: 138.636565
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au