An indigenous warrior and hero of the Nyoongar people. The Swan / Avon river has been home to the indigenous and important farming grounds for up to 50,000 years. Make time to check out the Yagan Memorial in the Swan Valley.
West Australia's most famous bushranger. The Avon Valley was his hideout for a number of years. You can visit his Newcastle Gaol cell in Toodyay and learn more about him.