Heritage Highlights Interpretive Trail – West Terrace Cemetery

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Encounter remarkable human stories of courage and heartbreak, struggle and success as you weave your way through the self-guided Heritage Highlights Interpretive Trail at the State heritage listed West Terrace Cemetery.

The two kilometre loop walk starts inside the cemetery’s main entrance. As you visit the 29 sites listed on the map you will discover the rich history of South Australia through the lives of those who helped shape it.

Among the stories are those of international composer and musician Percy Grainger; political icon Charles Cameron Kingston; women’s suffrage campaigner Mary Colton; and Victoria Cross recipient Arthur Seaforth Blackburn.

A trail brochure and navigational signage will help guide you through the cemetery.

Alternatively, you can book a guided tour of West Terrace Cemetery and let our knowledgeable guides bring to life the captivating and long forgotten stories of some of the State’s and Nation’s most notable figures and early pioneers.


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