American Hotel (Skipton Street)

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For other American Hotels, see American Hotel.

The American Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, <1875-1892.

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Background

The American Hotel had earlier been called the Munster Hotel.[1] It was closed by Local Option in 1892.[1]

From the 1892 hearing:

Mary Duggan licensee, Duncan M’Kercher owner: Mr Morrow appeared for the licensee. Miss McDonald, sister of the licensee of the American hotel, said the principal trade was with carters. The hotel supplied an average of eight meals a day. Mr Bloore, chemist, gave evidence in support of the license.[2]

Site

The American Hotel was on the north west corner of Skipton and Dawson Street, Ballarat.[1]

In 2015 the site was numbered 200 Dawson Street, and included several business offices.

History

Community Involvement

The People

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 19, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1892 'BALLARAT WEST LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 10 March, p. 4. , viewed 08 Jul 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article204323157
  3. F. W. Niven & Co's Ballarat and District Directory for 1888-9


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