Gnowangerup Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Gnowangerup

  • 1. Yougenup Road, Gnowangerup

    Youngenup Road looked to be the main street to me. I had seen photos of it before visiting and found since then, the council has been beautifying the street. In the centre of the median strip is a...

  • 2. Fowler Ploughing Engine

    We made a stop at the Shire council offices to see an old 16hp Steam ploughing engine that was once used to cultivate the land around Gnowangerup. This big machine was built by John Fowler of...

  • 3. The Outlaw

    Ned is carved from just a single piece of wood. During the 1800’s he was a pain in the butt to the law authorities in Victoria with his crude behaviour. They...

  • 4. Ned Kelly

    Ned Kelly is Australia’s notorious bushranger and outlaw and while he didn’t make it to Gnowangerup, there is a rumour that his daughter did. It is reported...

  • 5. Memorial Hall

    The Memorial Hall was built in 1923 from local stone and incorporated a room for the RSL and the honour boards. Movie nights were held twice a week before the...

  • 6. Black Duck Canvas Makers Building

    The building of the Black Duck Canvas makers was constructed in 1925 and was originally owned by Elders Ltd. The building has not changed much but has had many...

  • 7. The Gnowangerup Star

    The Gnowangerup Star was established in 1915 and up until 2003 was one of the last family owned newspapers left in Australia. Old hot metal presses were still...

  • 8. Unity Bell

    The Unity Bell which hangs at the entrance to the Shire Offices was donated by the Gnowangerup Star. It is dedicated to the memory of Isaac (Zic) Walker ‘for...

  • 9. The Shire Building

    The Gnowangerup Shire Offices were once the Bank of NSW and managers residence which was built in 1929. The building was sold to the Gnowangerup Roads Board in...

  • 10. Post Office

    The Gnowangerup Post Office was built between 1918 and 1919. Mostly the building is as it was but has had a few additions over the year – all in keeping with...

  • 11. National Bank

    The building of the National Bank was constructed between 1912 and 1913 and is just one of the many historical buildings in the town.

  • 12. The Timeline and Railway Place

    The Timeline and Railway Place indicates where the old railway crossing was. There are pavers which are engraved and an old Railway Trolly.

  • 13. Methodist Church

    The Methodist Church was originally built in Boulder in the Goldfields. It was dismantled and brought to Gnowangerup to be rebuilt in 1923.

  • 14. St Margaret's Church

    One of a few of churches in the town, St Margarets was built in1930. It was built from local quarried stone.

  • 15. Steam Tractor

    Outside in the garden of the Shire offices is an old restored steam tractor which was imported in 1889. Much of the land around the town was cleared by this...


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