Exhibition for 2021

      Bridges and Bathers

Bridgetown has had five bridges over the Blackwood (Goorbilyup) River, swimming carnivals, controversy, nudity, deaths and disease.


This powerpoint presentation will illustrate the journey Bridgetown has taken with its river prior to and since 1862.

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

Presenter: Mary Elgar, Chairperson Bridgetown Historical Society