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Now and Then is a community heritage wiki website created and maintained by the people of Gawler, South Australia. You are welcome to join and share your knowledge, memories and stories of Gawler. Why not contact one of our Gawler History Team Executive for advice? Click here to Contact Us

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There are many albums that are still awaiting an appropriate article to compliment the photographs within. We would love your contribution, please email any article to or chat with us at the next meeting - see below.

Why don’t you join Gawler History Team?

We meet on the first Thursday of each month (except January) in the Zion Lutheran Hall, rear of 22 Cowan Street Gawler from 7:15 - 9:30pm. Please contact for more information

To learn how the Gawler History Team started and of its subsequent development please click here

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If you missed a previous Guest Speaker you can view many of them here on YouTube.

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21 Cowan Street Anglican Rectory
21 Cowan Street Anglican Rectory

Well known Gawler photographer, Paul Barnet, has spent a large portion of the last two years taking photos of all of the beautiful houses, businesses and other heritage areas as listed in the Town of Gawler's Development Plan

Paul has so far photographed 888 of Gawler's lovely heritage homes. Click here to see them all.

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