Story: Otago places

Vulcan Hotel, St Bathans (1st of 2)

Vulcan Hotel,  St Bathans

The Vulcan (formerly Ballarat) Hotel at St Bathans was built of mud brick in 1882, two decades after the district’s first gold rush but while mining was still taking place.

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Private collection
Photograph by Emma Dewson

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Manuherikia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2016)

Full story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 8 May 2009, updated 29 Jul 2015