Did Frank Gardiner bury treasure and marry a wealthy American widow? How did this story evolve over decades? Read on to find out… Continue reading Spotlight: The Myth of Gardiner, the Widow, the Twins and the Map
The story of John Francis Peggotty is one of the most bizarre in bushranging only made more bizarre by the fact that it seems to be nothing more than an elaborate urban myth perpetuated by an enthusiastic tourism board… Continue reading John Francis Peggotty: The Birdman of Coorong
This 1902 article is one of the earliest recorded instances of the myth that Dan Kelly and Steve Hart escaped from the Glenrowan Inn… Continue reading Spotlight: Dan Kelly and Steve Hart, Are They Alive or Dead?