Welcome to Jarrahdale Heritage Society
Jarrahdale is a small historic town nestled in the hills just 50 Km south of Perth. Situated in the Jarrah forests of the Darling Scarp, there is much to see and do in Jarrahdale. It is the perfect place to visit for a day or a week.
There are many other interesting research tools in our Museum, collections of family facts and photographs, things to amaze and remind you of our past. Social events, sporting events and things to keep the children amused..... call in and enjoy our museum run by friendly and helpful volunteers.
Next Guided Walk...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH
Sunday 28 September
10:30 am Start from The Old Post Office Museum 631 Jarrahdale Road
For this walk we drive to Sullivan's Rock. For those wanting a challenge Mt Vincent awaits you with magnificent views and wildflowers. This will be approximately a 3 hour walk.
For those requiring an easier 2 hour walk our guides will show you fabulous views and a native garden - orchids and heath flowers as well as views to the coast.
Bring: Water, sturdy walking shoes with grip, hat, weather protection, insect repellent, trail snack for lunch. Cost : Donation $10.00 per family; $5.00 per adult.
Contact: Joy 0429 810 617
In the Museum...
ANZAC: Jarrahdale's Contribution
ANZAC : Tribute to Jarrahdale Community’s contribution. This exhibition provides very personal and moving memories found in JHS archives.
Contact: Di Henniker on 9525 5161
Walks and Parks:
From our History:
Old Post Office Museum
Built in 1896, the Old Post Office provides a wealth of information on the attractions of Jarrahdale, its rich history, as well as a range of local crafts at reasonable prices.
Our award winning guided walks start at the Old Post Office Museum, 631 Jarrahdale Road, unless stated otherwise. Donations appreciated – funds go towards upkeep of trails, signs etc.
History of Jarrahdale
In the 1830s, a route was marked and cleared from the Kelmscott region south east to King George Sound, (now Albany) and was to be known in time as the Albany Highway...