The Early Years
Learn about the evolution of Coromandel Valley and Districts.
The Founding of Coromandel Valley
1837 to the mid 1890s On 17 Jan 1837 the ship Coromandel arrived at Glenelg, whereupon a number of sailors ran away and hid in the hills above the area now known as Coromandel...Read More
The Founding of Cherry Gardens
This is an extract from an oral history by Margaret Jacobs Cherry Gardens is an area bordered by Coromandel Valley, Coromandel East, Ironbank, Scott Creek, Dorsett Vale, Clarendon, Happy Valley and Aberfoyle Park area. I will start my story...Read More
Coromandel Valley Settlement Overview
Two Aboriginal Reserves, established following the survey of Coromandel Valley in 1838, remained intact and undeveloped for the next 50 or 60...Read More