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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Grand Opera House

 
 
The Grand Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. The Grand Opera House Marker
Inscription. Built here, 1858 - - operated until 1919. Julia Marlowe made her debut in this famous theater and such great actors as Edwin Booth, Maude Adams, Joseph Jefferson, John Drew, and The Barrymores played to large and appreciative audiences.
 
Erected 1966 by Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society.
 
Location. 38° 40.837′ N, 87° 31.874′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on North 2nd Street north of Busseron Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State Bank of Indiana (here, next to this marker); Home of Francis Vigo (a few steps from this marker); Ellis Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Vincennes in the American Revolution (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of House Occupied as Headquarters (about 500 feet away); Gold Star - - Honor Roll (about 600 feet away); Fort Knox, First Site (about 600 feet away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Vincennes.
 
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Wide View - - The Grand Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Wide View - - The Grand Opera House Marker
Marker can be seen just over the bale of straw. . >> (Click photo to see details.)
Longer View - - The Grand Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Longer View - - The Grand Opera House Marker
The Grand Opera House Marker is yet above the bale of straw - even with a Sun-Rise. . .
The Grand Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
4. The Grand Opera House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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