Ferguson Mill School

By Maidee Smith The first application for a school at the Ferguson Mill, seven miles east of Cookernup, came from…

Wokalup School

By Maidee Smith, 1981 Agitation for a school at Wokalup began in 1914. Although the children were able to go…

Winemaking in Benger

Wine appreciation might now be the trendy adjunct to a four-wheel drive and a mobile phone, but winemaking was underway…

Waterous School

Compiled by Maidee Smith from records at the Archives, 1981 A petition was sent by parents at Waterous mill town, also…

Hoffman Mill

Hoffman was a tiny sawmill town of about one hundred and fifty souls. There were houses for married couples, huts…

1906 Harvey Show

Leopoldo Zunini, Royal Consol of Italy, travelled throughout Western Australia in the early 1900s and wrote his impressions of various…