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Photograph - Dewrang

From the Collection of Mt Dandenong & District Historical Society Inc. Farndons Community Hall 42 Falls Road Mt Dandenong Victoria

Description
B & W Rose Series postcard showing a close up front view of Dewrang Guest House with a group of adults crowded together on the front verandah.
Size
9 X 14
Object Registration
SAS0028
Keywords
dewrang, guest house, j green, r gros, sassafras
Historical information
Dewrang Guest House is situated at the corner of The Crescent and the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road at Sassafras. It belonged to the Green family who owned the garage and coach service which operated from the site of the current Sassafras Tavern. Dewrang burned down in 1931.

The Argus July 27 1931
FIRE AT SASSAFRAS.
Guest House Burnt.
SASSAFRAS - Sunday
‘Dewrang’ one of the oldest guest houses in the town was, with its contents, burnt yesterday. The property was owned by Mr J Green, of Kallista, and was occupied by Mr R Gros. Mr Gros and family lost all their belongings. The building was insured for £3,500 and the contents for approximately £1,200
When Made
c1913
Inscriptions & Markings
The Rose Series P. 143 "DEWRANG" SASSAFRAS, VICTORIA
Last updated
1 Feb 2019 at 3:06PM