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Lima in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Faurot Opera House

 
 
Faurot Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, March 16, 2016
1. Faurot Opera House Marker
Inscription. Faurot Opera House 1882-1953 Built on this site by Benjamin C. Faurot, one of Lima's most prominent citizens. The grand opening was held Sept. 4, 1882. Through the years, many famous actors, actresses, and musicians appeared on it's stage. The theatre was close June 1934 and the entire building razed January 1953. Erected 1954 by Allen Co. Historic Sites Committee
 
Erected 1954 by Allen Co. Historic Sites Committee.
 
Location. 40° 44.49′ N, 84° 6.31′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and High Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Click for map. This marker is now on the exterior wall of the Citizens National Bank building near the main entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Bell (about 500 feet away); Allen County, Ohio (about 500 feet away); Allen County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Korean War Memorial
Faurot Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, March 16, 2016
2. Faurot Opera House Marker
(about 700 feet away); Historic House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site Of Lima's First Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Interurban Era (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lima.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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