Margaret River Old Settlement
- Special exhibitions (galleries, museums etc)
- Walk trails
Visit the Old Settlement in Margaret River and immediately be transported back to the days of the Group Settlement farms.
Established in 1977 by members of the local Rotary Club, the attraction is a Group Settlement Scheme-style village that also depicts the beginnings of the Augusta-Margaret River dairy industry in the 1920's. There are a number of relocated buildings on site, including the Bramley Group School, Cowaramup Group House and a blacksmiths.
The former pottery workshop has undergone extensive refurbishment and is now The Hairy Marron Cafe featuring a deck which overlooks the Margaret River.
The Margaret River & Districts Historical Society is celebrating the Centennial of Group Settlement to our district. This event will commemorate the emigration of thousands of men, woman and children to our district beginning in 1921, firstly to Manjimup, then to our area of the......