Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations
list an event      1 million Australian readers every month      facebook

Snowtown Memorial Garden

Home > Adelaide > Parks | Outdoor | Memorials | Gardens | Free
by Bev (subscribe)
Australia is a beautiful country with many places to explore in your own backyard.
Published August 9th 2022
A lovely park to visit and reflect
Entrance to town

Snowtown is a small regional wheatbelt town located approximately 147 kilometres north of Adelaide.

Snowtown Soldiers Memorial Hall

Memorial Garden

Right in the town centre, on Fourth Street, is the Snowtown Soldiers Memorial Hall and next to the building is a small but significant Memorial Garden that commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Section commemorating Kokoda Track

The entrance to the garden is marked by a beautiful cross-shaped patch of grass. Beneath the flagpole is a memorial stone containing the Ode of Remembrance.

Bomb display

Bell on tower

An archway leads to a section dedicated to commemorating the Kokoda Track Campaign 1942.

Also displayed in the garden is a general-purpose bomb developed in the 1950s and gifted by the Royal Australian Airforce. A plaque next to it describes the specifications and functions of the bomb.

Tables and chairs in garden


Another feature in the garden is a bell hung on a tower. The bell stood at the Snowtown Methodist/UnitingChurch until its closure. It commemorates the congregation that worshipped between 1879 to 2015.

There are many tables and chairs to rest and reflect and also a lovely rotunda.

Wind farm

Water tower art

Not far from the park is the town's wind farm which is worth taking a look at. There are panels of information and a big turbine blade on display.

Down the road from the wind farm is the town's water tower art featuring their local heroes.

Help us improve  Click here if you liked this article  33
Share: email  facebook  twitter
Why? A park to visit and reflect
When: Anytime
Where: Snowtown, South Australua
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Top Events
Popular Articles