Whitmore Square

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English name:  Whitmore Square.
Mr W Wolryche Whitmore (1787-1858) was one of the Colonisation Commissioners and a member of the House of Commons, who brought the 'South Australia Act' before the House of Commons in 1834 on behalf of the South Australian Association.

Kaurna name:  Iparrityi
Iparrityi was born in the 1840s in Port Adelaide, and is often referred to as ‘the last woman of the Adelaide Tribe’ who is also known as a legendary figure..

Features:  the 'Voyagers' public art commemorating Afghan cameleers of the 1860's; a large Moreton Bay fig tree; basketball ring, table tennis and a giant chess board.

Whitmore Square is the focal point of the south-west quadrant of Adelaide - at the intersection of Morphett Stteet and Sturt Street

  Whitmore Square / Iparrityi

Whitmore Square / Iparrityi

  Whitmore Square / Iparrityi

Whitmore Square / Iparrityi