Keith National Trust

The Museum's collections focus on: the 1894 settler's cottage; the 1910 Congregational church and manse; the AMP Society Land Development; the Gold Escort Route of 1852; and the Wild Dog Fence which saved the fledgling colony of South Australia from failing.

Address: 
Heritage Street, Keith, SA
Tel: 
0887551118
Hours: 
Due to relocation, Keith National Trust is currently closed until further notice
Admission: 
$2 donation
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access at manse, (not at church), education programs, guided tours available on request, school and speciality bus tours
Collection: 
Approximately 1,000 items including a feral dog preserved by taxidermist, as well as photographs.
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Items

Dog

Feral Dog

Creator:
provided by Box Flat/Red Bluff Vermin Board
Description:
Feral dog which had been trapped, treated by a taxidermist mid 1970s enclosed in a glass case measuring 5 feet 2 inches by 2 feet 6 inches.

Archival data

Gold Escort Route data

Description:
Collection of data relating to the track of 1852 Gold Escort Route, near Mr. Monster with monuments.

Land development collection

AMP Collection of Development of 90 Mile Desert

Creator:
AMP Society
Description:
Film, personal histories, scientific material, relating to land development of the 90 Mile Desert for rural production.

Cottage

1894 Old Settlers Cottage

Creator:
W.H. Davis
Date:
1894