Campbell's Hotel

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Campbell's Hotel
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Town Smythesdale
Known dates 1858-1860

Campbell's Hotel was a hotel at Smythe's Creek, now Smythesdale, <1858-1860>.

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The hotel was one of five hotels licensed in the Smythe's Creek district in 1858.[1] However this name was also used for Smythesdale until 1864. In the 1870's there was Campbell's Heather Bell Hotel at Haddon, but it was licensed to Alexander Campbell. A description in 1860 places the hotel in the old main street of Smythesdale:

"...I came to the old street, on which is built Campbell's and Abbott's hotels, the Union Bank and that of Australasia, a barber's shop, two blacksmiths, two shoemakers, one boarding house, two or three stores, a tinsmith's, butcher's and a saddler's..."[2]


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It was named for the publican, John Campbell.

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The People[edit | edit source]

  • In May 1858 the publican was John Campbell.[1]
  • In June 1859 the license was granted to (name illegible).[3]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1858 'SMYTHE'S CREEK.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 24 May, p. 2. , viewed 06 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66048277
  2. 1860 'JOURNEY TO SMYTHESDALE.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 18 July, p. 2. , viewed 06 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66057137
  3. 1859 'SMYTHESDALE POLICE [?]', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 2 June, p. 3. , viewed 05 Jul 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66053384


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