Now and Then is a community heritage wiki website created and maintained by the people of Mallala and district, South Australia. You are welcome to join and share your knowledge, memories and stories of Mallala and district. Create your account and join in!
- 1 Click the colored pins on this interactive map to find the stories in this wiki. Try zooming in or out, shifting the view to see more, or switch between the map or satellite view.
- 2 News from the Museum
- 3 A Gateway to the North
- 4 Then and Now 2 Wasleys Road
- 5 Mallala Museum on YouTube
- 6 Mallala Museum is now on Facebook
- 7 What's new on Now & Then
- 8 Most popular articles
- 9 Visit other Now and Then sites
- 10 Ex Military Service Personnel 1895-1916
- 11 Find and share our historic images
Click the colored pins on this interactive map to find the stories in this wiki. Try zooming in or out, shifting the view to see more, or switch between the map or satellite view.
News from the Museum
A Gateway to the North
For History Month the Mallala Museum has highlighted the topic “A Gateway to the North”
Travellers into the area discover an array of place names. Many of these belonged to settlements where now only the remnants of their existence remain.
The Mallala Museum presents displays which illustrate aspects of life for those who ventured into the country. This wiki aims to tell the stories of these communities as they built these places to service their needs. These were fine achievements in the absence of reticulated water or provision of electricity.
Electricity supply In the “Register” a South Australian Newspaper on Friday 21 May 1926 it is reported “Mallala, May 19- the town is now in a happy position of being supplied with electricity. A number of residents assembled in the street on Monday evening to witness the switching on of the light.” see article:Electricity arrives
Water Supply Chronicle 8 Oct 1904 p14 "Sept 26 1904 - The pipe carters are busy carting pipes from the Barossa water track, from Mallala to Dublin."Water Supply
Then and Now 2 Wasleys Road
Read the complete story here
Mallala Museum on YouTube
Mallala Museum is now on Facebook
What's new on Now & Then
- St Malachys Catholic Church
- Wedding Dress display May 2018 Bridesmaid Gwen Dow
- Wedding Dress Display. S.A History month 2018
- Wedding dress display May 2018 Page boy outfit 1937
- Wedding dress display May 2018 owner unknown 1930
- Wedding dress display May 2018 owner unknown
- Wedding dress display May 2018 Jean Tucker nee Oliver
- Wedding dress display May 2018 Maurren Tucker nee Griffiths
- Wedding dress display May 2018 Mrs Rae Crawford
- Wedding dress display May 2018 Rae Crawford nee Arney
Most popular articles
- Dublin School (33,217 views)
- Shannon Methodist Church (25,964 views)
- Feltwell Cemetery (25,454 views)
- Mallala School (24,266 views)
- Korunye School (23,319 views)
- Barabba School (21,431 views)
- Teddy Bear (21,119 views)
- Long Plains School (18,773 views)
- Reeves Plains School (18,058 views)
- How to use this wiki site (17,881 views)
Visit other Now and Then sites
Ex Military Service Personnel 1895-1916
An initiative of the Two Wells RSL, for the Adelaide Plains Council District and surrounding areas, to remember and acknowledge those who served and those who paid "The Ultimate Sacrifice"
The project records the details, service history and images of all from the area, who are known to have served since the Boer Wars.
The Mallala museum holds these records and invites you to check that they are complete and accurate. Any omissions will be gratefully received to be added to the collection
Find and share our historic images
Join us on Flickr to find more images of Mallala's history and share your own! Mallala Museum on Flickr