Portal to the lower adit of Wheal Watkins, Burnside Historical Society

Wheal Watkins: Glen Osmond’s Historic Silver and Lead Mine

Established in 1843, Wheal Watkins was one of several silver and lead mines in the Glen Osmond area. This two part talk and walk reveals the significant story of the Glen Osmond Mines, with an emphasis on Wheal Watkins. Hear its story, then visit for a guided walk in this state heritage-listed site. Please note: The walk covers hilly and undulating terrain, with steps to climb.

Presented by Burnside Historical Society