Fremantle, Western Australia
19 Jun 2014 | From Jeff of Australia
Named after Captain Charles Fremantle, the English naval officer who had pronounced possession of Western Australia, Fremantle Fremantle is the lively port city 30 minutes southwest of Perth in Western Australia. The historical city of Fremantle has many well-preserved 19th-century buildings including the Round House, which is the oldest remaining building in Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians call the Fremantle area 'Manjaree' which means 'gathering place'.