Despite its small stature, the tidy town of Walpole and its surrounding districts is immensely proud of its place in the world, which is stunningly beautiful and is home to a rich natural and cultural heritage.
In February 1937 a raging bushfire fanned by gale force winds swept with fierce intensity through the Denmark district and westwards through acres of forest and farmland. At the same time the Manjimup district suffered severe losses and irrecoverable damage. Fires in both districts created destruction, tragedy and hardship. Fires … Continue reading