• Dowerin is situated 156 kilometres northeast of Perth on the Northam-Wyalkatchem-Merredin railway loop line. The name Dowerin is taken from the Aboriginal word 'Daren' that was given to a series of lakes some eight kilometres south of the town. The nearby soak or water hole known as Tin Dog Creek was a resting place and watering hole for travellers and prospectors on their way to the Goldfields. The first settlement for agriculture was in 1897, although prospectors regularly passed through the area on their way to the Yilgarn and Kalgoorlie Goldfields. The opening of Dowerin’s Railway in 1906 was significant

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    Dowerin Museum

    The Dowerin Museum offers visitors an opportunity to see what life on the wheatbelt was

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