Pioneer Heritage Challenge

Pioneer Heritage

Mount Barker - History

Pingelly - Our People and Progress. Buy the book at the Pingelly CRC
Shire of Plantagenet History

The History of the Shire of Plantagenet by Rhoda Glover can be bought from the Shire office or borrowed through your local library. 411 pages with photographs and maps.

Lorraine's Burial Records

A complete list of the burials in the Mount Barker Cemetery.

Wikipedia - Mt Barker

Prior to European settlement, small groups of Aboriginal people, called the Bibbulmun (a clan of the Noongar) People, inhabited the area. The Aboriginal name for Mount Barker Hill is 'Pwakkenbak'.

Mount Barker - Accommodation

Mt Barker Visitor Centre

In or close to town, the visitor can select from a grand Federation hotel with large rooms and lofty ceilings, a Caravan Park with onsite chalets to budget motel rooms and we are also RV friendly.

Mount Barker - Food

Mt Barker Visitor Centre

Restaurants, cafes - in town and in some of our Wineries and vineyards, roadhouses offering sit down or takeaway meals, hotel dining rooms, tea rooms and plenty of food outlets where you may find everything you need here, 9am-4pm.

Mount Barker - Places

Great Southern Treasures

Mt Barker Railway Station, old Police Station Museum, St Werburghs Chapel, Mount Barker Hill Lookout, The Claude Hotchking Art Gallery, Mount Barker Turf Club.

Mingor Photographs

A comprehensive gallery of photographs of things to see in Mount Barker.

Mt Barker Visitor Centre

Restaurants, cafes - in town and in some of our Wineries and vineyards, roadhouses offering sit down or takeaway meals, hotel dining rooms, tea rooms and plenty of food outlets where you may find everything you need here, 9am-4pm.

Mount Barker - Museums/Art

Old Police Station Museum

The Mt Barker Museum has compiled a beautifully presented history of Mt Barker with old photographs of the town and a map.

Mount Barker Features