Adelaide's origins date back to 1835 when a British officer, Captain Alexander Boswell Armstrong established a military encampment which he named Fort Adelaide after the wife of King William IV. Despite the earlier English settlers, later a large number of Scottish and Afrikaans people arrived. The Scottish were the first to erect a church in the area.  Adelaide is an important centre for wool and sheep farming. Beef, mutton, venison and citrus are important industries with a specialized abattoir for venison operating centrally providing much needed employment to the local residents.

Molweni Private Game Reserve

Numerous game viewing opportunities and hunting lodges are situated in the area. Hunting forms an important part of the local economy.

Adelaide Museum

The heritage museum in Adelaide is a national monument dating back to the 1860's. A colonial era house, it has numerous collections of glass, porcelain, silver and more, showing how people lived in those times.

Adelaide's origins date back to 1835 when a British officer, Captain Alexander Boswell Armstrong established a military encampment which he named Fort Adelaide after the wife of King William IV. Despite the earlier English settlers, later a large number of Scottish and Afrikaans people arrived. The Scottish were the first to erect a church in the area.  Adelaide is an important centre of wool and sheep farming. Beef, mutton, venison and citrus are important industries with a specialised abattoir for venison operating centrally providing much needed employment to the local residents.