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Strathalbyn was laid out by Dr John Rankine who arrived in South Australia on the "Fairfield" in 1839.
The name was chosen by the Doctor. "Strath" was Gaelic for "a valley with a river running through it'', but albyn was not a Gaelic word. The doctor had been a main shareholder in the "Albion Iron Mills'' in Glasgow and he wanted to associate the business with the new settlement he had created in South Australia, not liking "Strathalbion'', he made it "Strathalbyn''.
Strathalbyn is classified a heritage town, located about 57kms from Adelaide.
Surrounded by rolling hills, picturesque valleys, tall gums and farming country, the historic town of Strathalbyn is recognised as one of South Australia's loveliest country towns.
Strathalbyn is the unofficial antique capital of South Australia
The Steam Ranger train will bring you here as well as Premier Stateline coaches, or by private car along one of the many scenic routes.
- Pros:A lovely historical country town
- In a nutshell:Antique capital of South Australia
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