A project from the National Trust of WA
A self-guided drive trail between the Perth Hills and Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields. Go with the Flow. Follow the water to discover more about the audacious goldfields water supply scheme and Engineer CY O’Connor.
“Future generations, I am quite certain will think of us and bless us for our far seeing patriotism, and it will be said of us, as Isaiah said of old, ‘They made a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert”
Just north of the town on Cemetery Road is Morby Cottage, built by the district’s first settler John Morrell in 1836 from mud brick and hessian sacking.
Now restored and housing many of the Morrell family heirlooms, the cottage is open to the public on Sundays only.
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