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Haunting of the Patrick Taylor Cottage: Albany, Western Australia

Albany, Western Australia, Australia

The Patrick Taylor Cottage is a quaint, little house surrounded by manicured gardens. It is well known in the coastal town of Albany for being Western Australia’s oldest surviving dwelling, dating back to 1832. It was constructed when Albany was still just a military outpost and made use of wattle and daub materials to form its walls, like so many other houses of the time. It was the Morley Brothers who were responsible for building […]

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The Haunted Fremantle Prison, Western Australia

Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

Fremantle Prison is a foreboding structure containing a great deal of history, to the point it has even become a World Heritage Listed site. Many believe, that the darker moments in the Prison’s past may have led to hauntings within the building’s limestone walls. Built by convicts and opened in 1855 the jail would stand the test of time, remaining in operation until 1991 when it saw its official closure. During its years of operation, […]

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The Haunted Albany Convict Gaol, Western Australia

Albany, Western Australia, Australia

Albany is a small coastal town in Western Australia. It is a place filled with history and no other building in town contains more than the Albany Convict Gaol. Dating back to 1852, this facility was constructed to hold skilled convicts transported to Albany from the UK, who could be utilized as a local labor force. The old prison was used until the early 1940s when it was officially closed after being deemed as unfit […]

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Ghost of the Haunted Point King Lighthouse Ruin, Albany

Albany, Western Australia, Australia

Perched on a rocky outlook along a stunning piece of coast sits the Point King Lighthouse ruin. This small structure is deep in history and surrounded by much local folklore. Though today, the building has been left in ruins it was once an important guide for ships traveling through to Port Albany, Western Australia. It was constructed after the Crimean War to assist with mail deliveries coming over from the UK. Both the lighthouse and […]

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The Haunted Fremantle Roundhouse: Ghosts and Dark History

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Perched on Fremantle’s coastline, the Roundhouse remains the oldest building in Western Australia dating to 1831. What many do not realize, is the building is also claimed to be one of the most haunted in the state! The Fremantle Roundhouse was the original prison for the settlement, holding anyone convicted of committing a crime until 1886. The building comprised of 8 cells, though sadly today only 4 remain. Each cell would hold multiple prisoners, with […]

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Perth’s Haunted Swan View Tunnel

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Along one of Perth’s many popular hiking trails sits a disused railway tunnel that has sent chills down the spines of those who pass through it since its opening. You’ll find this dark, damp and lengthy tunnel within the John Forrest National Park, where it has sat since its opening in 1895. Since its construction began, the Swan View Tunnel has been riddled with problems. There are rumors that many perished while the tunnel was […]

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Is the Kanyaka Station Ghost Town Haunted?

South Australia, Australia

Kanyaka Station lies in a remote part of South Australia’s Outback. The abandoned site is little more than a crumbling ghost town today, although this area will always remain rich in history. The station dates back to 1852 when it was established by the newly emigrated Hugh Proby, a wealthy, young man who had arrived on Australian soil from the UK. He worked to shape the Kanyaka Station but died shortly after the town was […]

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Haunting of the Mount Remarkable Hotel

Melrose, South Australia, Australia

The Mount Remarkable Hotel sits in the small South Australian town of Melrose and is the oldest hotel in the Flinders Ranges. Originally, the hotel was built by T.W. Moran, who was one of the earliest Police troopers in Melrose. Later, the wooden hotel he had built was replaced with the building that continues to stand today. This structure has continuously held its license since 1857 and has remained structurally unchanged since 1860. The hotel […]

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