Another town another pub…

Another town another pub…, originally uploaded by gypsy woman1.

Croydon is a very interesting town with a very colourful past. It was the first place in the 1880’s to discover gold and it quickly grew to a town of approx 7000 population, all nationalities came to try and make their fortune.
The town soon had a thriving community and approx 30 pubs and 5 schools, spread over 16 kms. But eventually the gold ran out and now a population of approx 300 keeps the past alive with well-preserved buildings and a great museum has a film narrated by long-term residents. Lots of interesting things to see.

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