East Haddam in Middlesex County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Goodspeed Opera House
Goodspeed Opera House
The Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, Inc.
Frederick Palmer, M. Arch., Design Consultant
Henry Sage Goodwin, of Schutz & Goodwin, Architect
The Wadhams & May Co., General Contractors
Location. 41° 27.112′ N, 72° 27.743′ W. Marker is in East Haddam, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Norwich Road (Connecticut Route 82) and Lumber Yard Road, on the right when traveling east on Norwich Road. Click for map. Located on the Goodspeed Opera House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 Main Street, East Haddam CT 06423, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. East Haddam (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester-Hadlyme Ferry (approx. 2.7 miles away); Impressionism in Connecticut (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Chester-Hadlyme Ferry (approx. 2.8 miles away); Thirty Mile Island Plantation Burying Ground (approx. 3.4 miles away); Haddam Site Of Haddam Town Hall (approx. 3.4 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in East Haddam.
Regarding Goodspeed Opera House. The Opera House was built by local merchant William Goodspeed in 1877. Goodspeed Musicals acquired the building in 1959 after it was condemned by the state. The theater is actually located in the two top floors. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 30, 1971
Also see . . .
1. Goodspeed Musicals on Wikipedia. More about the Goodspeed Opera House (Submitted on May 31, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Goodspeed Musicals. (Submitted on May 31, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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