Busselton townsite was officially gazetted in 1847 but still referred to as ‘The Vasse’ for many years. Pioneer settler, farmer and merchant, James Chapman, constructed one of its first residences naming it Prospect Villa. It consisted of two ground floor rooms and two upper floor rooms with the whole building only one room wide.
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You can access all of the tour content by purchasing a 14 day subscription. This provides access to over 30 minutes of video content, hundreds of images and heritage audio recordings. It gives you access to an augmented reality experience at each of the sites on the tour. It also provides navigation to the site from your current location.
The Busselton Heritage Trail is operated by The Busselton Rotary Club and all proceeds are returned to the community.