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Stories of the Everyday Interpretive Trail - West Terrace Cemetery


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Behind the eminent names immortalised in the history books are the people who make a society what it is. The Stories of the Everyday self-guided trail delves into a fascinating mix of real South Australian stories - stories that tug at the heart, lift the spirits and provide an alternative view of the State's vibrant history. Most of the people included on the trail lived regular lives, a long way from the spotlight. As you weave your way through the cemetery, relive the treacherous sea voyage to the colony, celebrate triumph over adversity, feel the overwhelming sorrow of a mother's loss and meet the man at the centre of an international mystery. There are 20 sites to visit on this two kilometre loop-walk. Each point of interest is marked with an information panel. A map and brown way-finding markers will help you navigate through the cemetery. A copy of the map can be found at stop one on the trail, located just inside the main entrance to the cemetery. Allow 60 minutes to complete the trail. Alternatively, book a guided tour of West Terrace Cemetery and let our knowledgeable guides bring to life these captivating and long forgotten stories.