Market Street, Fremantle
|Length||450 m (0.3 mi)|
|NW end||Elder Place|
|High Street, South Terrace|
|SE end||Colle Street|
It commences opposite the Fremantle railway station, intersects with High Street and joins with South Terrace at an intersection with Bannister Street. It is also part of the boundary of the Fremantle West End Heritage area.
John K. Ewers, a Western Australian poet and writer, wrote a poem about the street in 1932 that included the following lines, no doubt reflecting on the people leaving or arriving at the railway station and the port:
The folk you meet in Market-street are humble folk and grand:
The sights you see in Market-street are stranger than a dream:
- Ewers, John K. (1971). The Western Gateway: A History of Fremantle (2nd ed.). Nedlands, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press for the Fremantle City Council. p. 225. ISBN 085564 050 2.
- "ORIGINAL VERSE". Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954). Perth, WA: National Library of Australia. 31 March 1932. p. 7. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
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