Fountain Head Hotel

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The Fountain Head Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1862-1864>.

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Background

Site

William Bramwell Withers described the site of the hotel in 1888:

It is claimed for Mr George Hathorn that in 1854 he built the first wooden store in what is now Bridge street, namely, the Fountain Head confectioner’s shop and bakery, so called by him after a bakery with that name in California. The Tucketts afterwards built a two-storey hotel next door and called it the Fountain Head hotel.[1]

In June 1864 the location was described as Main Road.[2]

History

In June 1864 the hotel was offered for lease.[2]1864 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 23 June, p. 3. , viewed 20 Oct 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66345902</ref>


Community Involvement

The People

In 1862 the publican was John Whitecross.[3]

Legacies

See also

Notes


References

  1. 1888 'BALLARAT CHRONICLES AND PICTURES.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 9 August, p. 4, viewed 26 October, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article209446014
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  3. 1862 'LICENSED VICTUALLERS' ASSOCIATION.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 7 August, p. 4, viewed 30 October, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66326137


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