Moruya and District Historical Society Museum



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The painting is of "Merlyn' - a historically significant house formerly at 83 Campbell Street, Moruya.
The building was originally a hotel called 'Erin-Go-Bragh' and was built on Broulee Island in 1842 of American redwood. The first licensee of the hotel was Bernard McCauley.
The building was moved to Campbell St, Moruya in 1854 to be used by storekeeper Abraham Emmott as residence and shop called "The Bee Hive Store".
"Merlyn" was demolished by the ESC in 1978 to make way for parkland.

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