Captain Moonlite - The Desperado
Bushrangers - love them or hate them they are part of the colonial Australian landscape. Captain Moonlite was Maitland Gaol's one and only male bushranger. Explore more about his story in this exhibition.
Captain Moonlite was a well educated gentleman who became a bushranger in Australia during the 1860s. He was the sort of bushranger that made the country seem small, as he travelled frequently between New South Wales and Victoria. Sentenced to Maitland Gaol over 150 years ago, explore some of the rare documents that relate to Moonlite's story in this unique exhibition.
Exhibition Dates - November 2020 - February 2021