The Old Church School, Carlsruhe

Luxury rural retreat bed & Breakfast

South Australia

History...

  • 1856 - first German Lutheran families arrive
  • Carlsruhe named in honour of Carl Ahrens, first settler
  • 1864 - St John’s Lutheran Church built
  • 1876 - First Carlsruhe school built
  • 1918 - name changed to Kunden as a result of the resentment and hostility towards all things German because of the Great War
  • 1930 - The Old Church School, then called the Kunden School, was built on land donated by local farmer Ernst Behn
  • 1959 - school closed and became the St John’s Church Sunday School
  • 1980 - tennis courts and the clubhouse built as home for the Kunden Lutheran Tennis Club
  • 2004 - property sold to present owners
  • 2010 - Old Church School B&B opens

The first day of school, 1930

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