Gilbert Town Former site Memorial - SA

  Marker,Sign

Position

DEG: -34.259789 138.757294
DMS: 34º 15' 35.24" S 138º 45' 26.26" E
UTM: 54 H 6206763mN 293504mE
Altitude: 207m

Description

Address & Contact

Horrocks Highway
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Information

At this site in 1848, the town of Gilbert was established and was renamed Gilberton in 1851, and then in 1856 was proclaimed Gilbert Town.

The original town contained a Post Office, Hotel called the Bow and Arrow and a Store. With the coming of the Railways in 1870, the town slowly declined and in 1902 the town officials reverted back to agricultural land.

This Plaque was unveiled on the 4th April 1986 during the 150 Jubilee Anniversary of South Australia
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Roseworthy at 13/05:30pm CDT
Distance from Gilbert Town Former site Memorial 28.84km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
21.2°C16.0°C50%10.4°C1018.6hPa0.0mmSW28km/hr
15knots
35km/hr
19knots

Closest Climatic Station

Roseworthy Aws
Distance from Gilbert Town Former site Memorial 28.84km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.831.428.124.119.716.215.316.519.723.227.629.2
Mean Min. °C14.714.812.710.48.36.55.75.36.57.510.912.5
Mean Rain mm14.618.919.928.138.048.440.743.948.435.227.826.1

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