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York Town Hall

when completed in 1911 the Town Hall boasted the largest floor area of any such building in WA. Total restoration has returned the hall to its original splendor. The Tourist Bureau offices are located in this building.

Holy Trinity Church

completed in 1854 and consecrated in 1858. The interior is richly ornamented with stained glass windows designed by WA artist Robert Juniper. The original High Altar and Walsingham Shrine feature Juniper's paintings. The church also contains a rare Albert Piesse pipe organ with eight bells.

Uniting Church

Built and opened in 1888 - the first minister, Rev John Smithies, who came to York to establish the church and a native mission, built what is now the 'Church hall' in 1852.

St Patrick's Church

The present Church's foundation stone was laid on St Patrick's day, 1875, and completed in 1886. It features imported Italian windows.

First Church and Pioneer Cemetery

A large wooden cross on the corner of Avon Trc and Balladong Street marks the site of the original mud church of St John the Evangelist consecrated in 1848 . The site contains a number of graves some marked with headstones of early pioneers.

St Patrick's Church Hall

The original Catholic Church commenced in 1859 and dedicated to St. Patrick in 1860, still stands today is now used as the Church Hall, situated in South Street on the front lawns of the presbytery.

Old York Hospital

Opened in 1896 which still retains a shingled roof.

York Railway Station

Built in 1885 a reminder of York's busy and vital transport past. It now houses a historical railway display - open on weekends

Old Gaol &
Court House

Build from local stone and opened in 1895 by Sir John Forrest the Court House has been restored by the National Trust - you may view the restored prison cells and court rooms
[still used as Court of Petty Sessions]

Residency Museum

One of the oldest colonial houses in York built in the 1840's as a home for the Resident Magistrate. It now houses an interesting and vital record of early colonial life.
Open Tuesday-Thursday, Weekends & Public Holidays

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