How the Hidden Treasure Hotel got its name: A history of a Newcastle pub

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The former Hidden Treasure Hotel after the 1989 Newcastle earthquake. Picture: Newcastle City Library

BY the 1870s many Australian pubs were going by unimaginative names like the Royal and the Commercial. However, there was one Newcastle pub, which opened in 1877, that bucked the trend, and was given the tantalising sign of the Hidden Treasure Hotel. Read how the Hidden Treasure Hotel got its name, a complete list of publicans, more pictures, and the Time Gents’ history by subscribing for only $1:

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