Diggers' Retreat Hotel

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Diggers' Retreat Hotel
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History
Town Smythe's Creek
Known dates 1856-1858

The Diggers' Retreat Hotel was a hotel at Smythe's Creek, <1856-1858>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was licensed at Smythe's Creek in 1858][1], but this name was also used for Smythesdale until 1864.

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History[edit | edit source]

In August 1856, a Creswick bootmaker, John Webster, lost his wallet on the road, and offered a reward if it was taken to the hotel.[2]


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References[edit | edit source]

  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. 1856 'Advertising', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 9 August, p. 3. , viewed 02 May 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article250438765


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