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Fish Creek Hotel | History

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The Fish Creek Pub | A Concise History

"The Fishy Pub"

Extract: "The Begining: The grandly name Promontory Gate Hotel at Fish Creek, better know throughout as The Fishy Pub, was built in 1939 to replace a former timber building destroyed by fire in January when Victoria was ablaze with bushfires. Within a week plans were underway for a new building, built by C. Sherlock of Box Hill, for the owner, JF Ryan of Balwyn. Despite a shortage of building materials in a country that was already preparing for war, the hotel was completed and opened in October the same year."

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