Campbelltown

Suburb on Sydney's south-western fringes which grew from a township founded in 1820 by Governor Macquarie that commemorates his wife Elizabeth's maiden name. Rural in nature until the 1960s, the suburb has since grown into a major population centre.

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Fishers Ghost Creek

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2008

Murdered in 1826, Frederick Fisher is commemorated by Fisher's Ghost Creek, where legend has it that the ghost led the way to his own grave, thereby implicating his murderer, who was convicted and hanged.