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Sky Tavern

Sky Tavern / Northern Exchange.

Has been rebuilt 2008. This is an old front photo.

Previously known as the Great Northern Hotel

Adjoins the Exchange Hotel but operates under seperate licenses.

"In September 1855, the first publican's general license was granted to Alexander Mackay for a small shanty which he named the "Port Augusta Hotel". Alexander Mackay, one of the first pioneer settlers of Port Augusta, was a carpenter and builder. He was also the first mail contractor and later became local magistrate and civic leader."
_ courtesy Courtney Inge, Eureka Group and

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More of the Pub history on their website.

Sky Tavern

Great Northern Hotel

Photo 06/04/2008
Photo submitted by Glenn Ryan, Many Thanks

[street view]
4 Tassie St,
Port Augusta
South Australia, 5700
08 8642 2522

Sky Tavern Bar

Photo date unknown

Photo courtesy Courtney Inge, Eureka Group and

Northern Hotel

Photo: 21 February 2002
Photo: Gdaypubs

Northern Hotel

Photo: 18/08/1998.
Photos and information submitted by Jon Graham, Many Thanks

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