Maroondah has a rich history and is fortunate to have two active historical societies. Brief information is available on the history of Croydon and the history of Ringwood on this site, or you can contact the historical societies directly.
The Croydon Historical Society meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 8pm at:
Glenn Frost Room
Croydon Library Complex
Civic Square, Croydon
For further information please call either Les Hutchinson 9723 2322 or Jane Moore 9723 3955.
More about the Ringwood Historical Society including its meeting dates can be found on the Ringwood Historical Society web site.
The first people that occupied the Melbourne area prior to European colonisation were the Wurundjeri people.View Indigenous History
A history of Croydon - from sheep and cattle grazing to the making of a shire.View History of Croydon
Ringwood's origins - from orcharding and antimony mining to thriving retail centre.View History of Ringwood