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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 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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