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Lone Graves of the Goldfields

Lone graves are a fascinating feature of the Victorian Goldfields, and along with the region's histor...
Posted 25/05/2019 in History
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Gold rush poem, 1851. The Rhyme of the Melbourne Mania

This interesting 1851 poem...
Posted 06/05/2019 in Gold
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The Maryborough Ghost

A ghost from The Illustrated Police News, similar to the "Maryborough Ghost" as described in 1871. ...
Posted 29/03/2019 in History
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Fire in Sandhurst (Bendigo) Christmas Day, 1857

Sandhurst (Bendigo) Victoria, 1857. Published by Sands & Kenny, Melbourne & Sydney, 1857. Plate from Victoria illustrated / S.T. Gill. Image source: State Library Victori...
Posted 24/12/2018 in History
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The Murders at Mia Mia Flat

Mia Mia Flat, near Talbot VIC Mia Mia Flat, a historic goldfield between Talbot and Lillicur, harbours a dark ...
Posted 26/05/2018 in History
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The Welcome Stranger gold nugget

Image source: Replica - Rodney Start (photographer) - Museums Victoria ...
Posted 03/04/2018 in Gold
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Captain Melville, the Bushranger of Melville Caves

An 1855 cartoon of a bushranger robbing a traveller. Courtesy State Library of Victoria, ID MP00/00/56/21. ...
Posted 08/09/2017 in People
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