In the 1820s, when the Australian colony was only a blip on the timeline of the British Empire, a single convict vanished from the settlement of Campbell Town, in the south-west of Sydney. Shortly after, his neighbour began selling the man’s wares, claiming the convict gave them to him.
A few weeks later, a man on his way home saw a ghastly sight, of the convict sitting on a bridge rail. After a few seconds, the ghostly man pointed down the creek and vanished.
And so began the legend of Fisher’s Ghost, arguably one of Australia’s first and most enduring ghost stories…
Main Theme music – Kevin MacLeod
“Slow Ticking Clock” – Kevin MacLeod
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