Now and Then is a community heritage wiki website created and maintained by the people of Willunga, South Australia. You are welcome to join and share your knowledge, memories and stories of Willunga. Create your account and join in today!
Click the colored pins on this interactive map to find stories in this wiki. Blue pins mark places. Green pins mark organisations. Red pins mark events. Try zooming in or out, shifting the view to see more, or switch between the map or satellite view.
Join up with Now and Then
This wiki is just starting out and we need your help! We are conducting regular meetings and training sessions at the Willunga Digital Hub, corner St Peters Tce & Main Rd. All welcome! For more information email email@example.com
We will publicly launch the Wiki later in 2014 at the Court House, as part of Willunga’s 175th birthday celebrations. The Willunga 175 Committee has planned a range of birthday activities and special events to reflect Willunga’s rich history and present-day diversity. More information is available on the website Willunga 175 Committee
Visit the Old Court House and Slate Museum
During June, July and August, open Sundays and public holidays 1pm to 4pm. Saturdays 1pm to 4pm, except on the Second Saturday of each month, open 11am to 4pm.
61 High Street Willunga
We are interested in hearing what you know about Willunga. We welcome contributions of stories, photographs and other memorabilia. Contact us by Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Can we help you?
The Willunga Branch of the National Trust holds a unique archive of Willunga's local history. Our Research Room is open to researchers from 1-4 pm on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and most public holidays. Hot weather policy applies. Phone 08 8556 2195 to check opening times. We welcome enquiries from family historians and other researchers. Please contact us by email email@example.com we will try to help.
With thanks to our sponsors
The following sponsors have helped to support the work of Willunga Branch of the National Trust. Please give them your support.
Willunga Walks mobile app now available
Discover Willunga's remarkable heritage with the new Willunga Walks mobile app now available for iphone, ipad and Android devices from the Google Play and iTunes App stores. Download the app and take a self-guided trail to explore dozens of interesting places at your own pace.
Old Willunga Faux Klore 'Three Pubs' and 'The Water Tower'
Then and Now photos
Willunga House was Henry Malpas' home. Henry Malpas
Visit the Bassett Boys' Schoolroom
In 1862 James Bailey Bassett opened the Bassett Boys' Schoolroom in St Luke's Street in Willunga. Willunga National Trust hosts excursions where school students dress up in historical clothing and take lessons, complete with writing slates, chalk and quill pens to experience what school life was like during the 19th Century. Enquiries (08) 85562195
The National Trust in partnership with the Willunga Primary School and the Department for Education and Child Development has developed a new video-based program at the Bassett School House. Find out more on the NBN Co blog
Willunga History on YouTube
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