When I was young I remember riding the Elephants like it the photo at Taronga Zoo, Taronga Zoo is one of Sydney's popular tourist destinations, however its predecessor in Moore Park, known as Billygoat Swamp Zoo, had its own challenges.
To prevent from diseases such as the plague and smallpox from spreading in the the diseased were locked into a Quarantine station in North Head. To this day it is believed their restless souls never left the station.
It wasn’t uncommon for gangs to roam during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. It also wasn’t unusual for gangs to be rivals and try to outdo each other, escalating in violence. The Rocks Push gang was no exception. Read more.