Research your House History - 2 March 2017 Prospect Town Hall

There was a fantastic attendance for  our first event at the Irish Harp room on Prospect Road. Kristina Barnett shared her knowledge on Prospect house names while the audience also provided a few clues to digging up house histories. Alison De Backer demonstrated some of the digital tools available for people to research the title, newspaper articles and old photographs. Find the notes and presentations here

Shopkeepers and Family Businesses in Prospect

The latest book in the Places of Interest in Prospect "Shopkeepers and Family Businesses in Prospect" was launched during the May 2016 History Festival and is now available for $15 from the Prospect Library or the Prospect Civic Centre.

This new book, published with a grant from the Historical Society of South Australia,  gathers together stories about some of the early Prospect businesses and in particular focuses on the the families behind them.

The Prospect Local History Group of South Australia meets at the Prospect Library ,Cnr Thomas St & Main North Rd, Nailsworth 7.00pm on the 1st Thursday of every month (except Dec and Jan).

The Prospect Family History Group of South Australia meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 1.30 - 3pm at the Prospect Library.

email : prospect_lhg@internode.on.net
phone : (08) 8342 8170

Prospect Local History Group Newsletters

Get the latest Prospect Local History Group news via our regular newsletters. The newsletters are available in PDF format and copies can be researched right back to 2007. They are able to be alphabetically searched here.