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The changing face of Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka

Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka (Park 14)

photo-icon Rundle & Rymill Parks from East Terrace, circa 1905
photo-icon Sir Arthur Rymill, City of Adelaide Archives, 3554.045.028
photo-icon Aerial view of Rundle Park and Rymill Park, City of Adelaide Archives, HP0426, date unknown
photo-icon Aerial view of Rymill Park, City of Adelaide Archives, 3554ITEM0576, circa 1962

Rymill Park was originally named after Sir Arthur Rymill, a Lord Mayor of Adelaide. More recently it was dual named after Murlawirrapurka, an important ancestor of today's Kaurna community.

Rymill Park is part of the Adelaide Park Lands and City Layout which is included on the National Heritage List.

Adelaide is completely enclosed by the most extensive and intact 19th century Park Land in the world.

Please note the physical sign in Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka was removed as a result of the O-Bahn extension.

City of Adelaide acknowledges the traditional Country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and pays respect to Elders past and present. We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today. We also extend that respect to other Aboriginal Language Groups and other First Nations.

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