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Heritage Places of Adelaide

Light's Vision and Memorial to Colonel William Light

Montefiore Hill NORTH ADELAIDE

State Heritage Place

Light's Vision, the look-out and monument on Montefiore Hill, North Adelaide, commemorates Colonel William Light, South Australia's first Surveyor-General, who selected the site for the capital of the colony and laid out the city of Adelaide in 1836-37.

Listing Information

  • Date of Listing: 8 October 1998
  • Heritage Listing Criteria:

    Criteria G: it has a special association with the life or work of a person or organisation or an event of historical importance.

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