Heritage gold rush town - Maldon December 23rd 2021 Maldon has been perfectly preserved since its mining days and is Australia's First Notable Town - classified by the National Trust in 1966.
The settlement was initially known as Tarrangower. A townsite was surveyed in 1854 but the location was rejected and ignored by locals. Consequently the de facto township established by the diggers was surveyed in 1856. It was named Maldon after Maldon in E ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Maldon (Australia) Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more