The Seahorse Inn is the only building left standing in Boydtown, near Eden, New South Wales. Benjamin Boyd was a wealthy London stockbroker who came to Australia in 1842 to make his fortune. Upon his arrival he established a coastal steamship service between Sydney and Hobart and within two years he had become one of the largest landholders in the colony.
Boyd began whaling on the southern shore of Twofold Bay and set to building a self sufficient town, Boydtown, to support this venture. The t...
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