The ‘calming domesticity’ of women licensees
“There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good inn,” remarked the famous English man of letters, Dr Samuel Johnson, and according to the Bacchus Marsh Express, Cann’s Family Hotel was a very good inn.
- Margot Hitchcock, Historian, Blackwood & District Historical Society.
- Wright, C., Beyond the Ladies Lounge, Melbourne University Press, 2003.
- Ferguson, J., Blackwood correspondent, Bacchus Marsh Express 1850s-1892.