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Lutheran School, Lobethal
Title : Lutheran School, Lobethal Lutheran School, Lobethal
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Date of creation : ca. 1860
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 62 x 104 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :
The earliest German settlers at Lobethal arrived in South Australia in 1841, and land for the settlement was allocated in 1842. Led by Pastor Fritzsche, the community placed high importance on education, establishing a church school as a priority.
Period : 1852-1883
Further reading :
A history of Lobethal Primary School, [Lobethal, S. Aust.: Lobethal Primary School Historical Book Committee], 1979
Leske, Everard. For faith and freedom: the story of Lutherans and Lutheranism in Australia 1838-1996, Adelaide, S. Aust.: Openbook, 1996
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