Dutch Harry Hotel (Main Road)

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Dutch Harry Hotel
Source: Gold Museum
History
Town Ballarat
Street Main Road
Known dates 1865-1888

The Dutch Harry Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1865-1888>.

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Newspaper reports in 1865 identified the Dutch Harry Hotel as being in Main Street, near Humffray Street.[1] The waterhole, known as Lake Como, was directly behind the hotel.

"On Thursday, an inquest was held by the District Coroner at the Dutch Harry Hotel, Main street, Ballarat, on the body of Joseph Nash, on the previous day found drowned in the large waterhole, known as Lake Como, and situated at the rear of the hotel and adjoining houses."[1]

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The hotel was one of the hotels reviewed at the Licensing Court 1888 hearings. It was described as:

Dutch Harry hotel—Phillip Laudvogt, licensee. A one and two-storied building, containing 21 rooms; good accommodation; well furnished, very clean, and chiefly frequented by the German population.[2]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1865 'ANOTHER DEATH BY DROWNING IN "LAKE COMO.".', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1870; 1914 - 1918), 25 August, p. 3, viewed 13 March, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112878308
  2. 2.0 2.1 1888 'MAIN ROAD HOUSES.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 26 June, p. 3. , viewed 26 Nov 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article209443734
  3. 1873 'LICENSING BENCH.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 23 December, p. 2. , viewed 09 Jun 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article201608881
  4. 1874 'BALLARAT EAST LICENSING BENCH. ANNUAL MEETING.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 15 December, p. 4, viewed 8 November, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article208250314


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