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1. Bridges and Bathers

Bridgetown has had five bridges over the Blackwood (Goorbilyup) River, swimming carnivals, controversy, nudity, deaths and disease. This PowerPoint presentation describes the journey of Bridgetown's bridges since 1862.

The full text for the history of the bridges of Bridgetown can be found here

2. Sharing our story: a journey from exclusiveness to inclusiveness in Bridgetown and Balingup

The Bridgetown Police Station Museum has evolved from a collection of social history to telling the story of policing in Bridgetown and telling the truth about the devastating effects of white settlement on the Pibulmun people.

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