Fremantle or rather known as Freo is a raffish harbour city 30 minutes southwest of Perth in Western Australia, where the Swan River meets the Indian Ocean. 613 more words
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Fremantle Prison will be unlocked tomorrow, Tuesday January 24 from 2-6 pm to celebrate 25 years of being open to the public.
Get a FREE sneak peek inside the World Heritage listed old gaol that was built by convicts when the Swan River Colony became a penal colony for England in 1850. 22 more words
Perth and its port, Fremantle, were first settled in 1829 by the Swan River colonists as free colonies in contrast to the country’s penal colonies. In Fremantle, many historical buildings remain, from the P&O Building to the Fremantle Prison, the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Western Australia which served as a prison for nearly 140 years, the Round House, the Fremantle Market Hall, where shoppers once arrived by horse and carriage, and the Old Courthouse. 256 more words
WA Premier Colin Barnett accompanied by Heritage Minister Albert Jacob officially opened the renovated historic Warders Cottages next to the Fremantle Markets this morning.
The cottages look very cute inside and have a nice little courtyard, so no doubt there will be plenty of takers for them. 94 more words