Willunga Slate in the 1840s

Introduction Slate was discovered in the hills near Willunga before June 1840 by Edward Loud (1811- 1887) when the South Australian Register newspaper reported (6

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Beneath our Feet

“Slate is everywhere in evidence in Willunga: … culverts are topped, bottomed and sided by it, bridges and waterways lined by it …”              Southern

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What’s in a Name?

The hill at the end of St Andrew’s Terrace in Willunga has an interesting history. In the 1840s Doctor James McDonald built his house “Prospect

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