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White Horse Inn, Currie Street, c1845

Photo taken 31 December 1884

State Library Catalogue Reference: B 21184

Shows the White Horse Inn south side of Currie Street, Adelaide directly opposite Peel Street. The pub opened in 1841 and Joseph Smith was the licensee from 1844 to 1868. The building was rebuilt in 1875 and demolished in 1935. it had ceased being a pub in 1921.

On Saturday 7 March 1868, the South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail reported that the publican was fined:
"Disorderly House.
Joseph Smith, landlord of the White Horse Hotel, was charged with keeping a house where prostitutes were allowed to assemble. Fined £10 and costs, £11 7s. in all."