Holdfast Shores Sail Mast – National Trust Property
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About this site: Soon after the arrival of Governor Hindmarsh aboard HMAS Buffalo (1836) a flagstaff was erected on the first ridge of sand-hills south of the Patawalonga mouth to signify the command post of the new British province, later colony, of South Australia. In 1839, a Signal Mast was erected near this site on the second sand-hill from the sea at the end of Adelaide Road.
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