Stringybark discoveries to be presented to the public
THE team of local amateur historians who believe they have discovered the true location of the famed Kennedy Tree at Stringybark Creek and the police camp will present their findings at a public event at Greta Hansonville Hall on Saturday, December 14 from 10am.
Adrian Younger, Tony King, Jim
Fogarty and Noeleen Lloyd have detailed evidence to back up their findings which have already created tremendous interest in historical and government circles.
The Kennedy Tree marked the spot where the body of Victoria Police’s Sergeant Michael Kennedy was found in October 1878 after being shot by Ned Kelly
The police camp location identifies the murder site of Mounted Constables Michael Scanlan and Thomas Lonigan
The free presentation will include a Q&A session and a sausage sizzle will follow at approximately 1pm at a nominal cost.
Free tea and coffee will be available.
Depending on the level of interest, the four may lead a trip to the site that afternoon or next day.
For expressions of interest to the presentation and or site visit contact Adrian on 0407 516 221.
SHARING HISTORY: Tony King, Adrian Younger, Leo Kennedy (Sgt Michael Kennedy’s great-grandson), Noeleen Lloyd and Jim Fogarty at the Kennedy Tree.