Discover a piece of Western Australia’s history at the Albert Facey Homestead in the Shire of Wickepin.
Nestled in the Shire of Wickepin - a rural community in the Wheatbelt region of WA - you’ll find the historic Albert Facey Homestead.
Albert Facey was an Australian author and World War I veteran, best known for his autobiography ‘A Fortunate Life’ which is now considered an important piece of Australian literature.
A visit to the homestead gives an insight into the life of the author from his childhood years in the early 1900s up until the Great Depression. As you wander through the rooms you will see Facey's own furniture and personal belongings, demonstrating what life was like in the Whealtbelt over 100 years ago.
The Albert Facey Homestead, maintained by the Shire of Wickepin, forms part of the Albert Facey Heritage Trail that leads you through the town to discover more about the life of this literary icon.
Visitors are encouraged to take their time in exploring the heritage trail, exploring significant places in Facey's childhood and seeing a glimpse into the history of the region.