History

You don’t need to search for treasures at Semaphore! As you stroll along
Mainstreet, heritage and history surround you.

 

Semaphore Illuminated Carnival - 1925

Take a tour of Semaphore’s heritage areas. You have
a range of choices:

  • Take the online ‘Walk Through Semaphore’s Historic Precinct’
    appearing below
  • Click here to download the ‘Semaphore & Largs Bay Heritage
    Connections Podcast’ tour created in 2006 by Year 7 students
    at North Haven Primary School comprising a Tourist Guide
    and Audio Tour of Largs Bay and Semaphore.
  • Or let a local be your guide! Semaphore Historic Walks
    commence at 3pm every Sunday (weather permitting) at the
    Semaphore Library. Bookings are essential! Contact the Port
    Adelaide Visitor Information Centre on (08) 8405 6560.

A Walk Through Semaphore’s Historic Precinct