• Yorketown Historical Society

    Located in the old Courthouse Building on Edithburgh Road close to the town centre and its junction of five roads, the Yorketown Historic Society's collection of over 1000 photographs depicts early pioneering life in the area. The society has also mapped out a town walk.

Located in the old Courthouse Building on Edithburgh Road close to the town centre and its junction of five roads, the Yorketown Historic Society focusses on collecting photographs rather than artefacts.  The society has over 1,000 photographs in its collection, from early settlement to current times, showing changes in agricultural and social practices, streetscapes and industries of the local area.  The society has also mapped out a town walk.

Yorketown is a small rural community at the southern end of Yorke Peninsula. The surrounding landscape is dotted with many inland salt lakes, some of which are still mined. In the late 1840s farmers were eager to take up land here as it was prime crop-producing land. The town was settled in 1872 and has remained an important service centre on the peninsula since.

By donation

Fridays 10am-12noon

Cheryl Bates
08 8852 1385
[email protected]
PO Box 64 Yorketown SA 5576

Yorketown Historical Society

Located in the old Courthouse Building on Edithburgh Road close to the town centre and its junction of five roads, the Yorketown Historic Society's collection of over 1000 photographs depicts early pioneering life in the area. The society has also mapped out a town walk.