Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Opera House
Opera House printing company located here in 1976 by its owner, George E. Trump.
This building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 39° 34.3′ N, 76° 59.55′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Lincoln Road, on the left when traveling north on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 E Main St, Westminster MD 21157, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Gateway (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corbit's Charge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neal Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Final Tribute Battle of Westminster (approx. 0.2 miles A Final Tribute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
Regarding The Opera House. The building was the headquarters of Lt. Bowman and his 16 man Provost Guard detachment from Co. F, 150th New York Infantry. They were captured during the Battle of Westminster, June 29, 1863 by Confederate cavalry under Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart during his ride north in the Gettysburg Campaign. The building is referenced on the nearby Civil War Trail's wayside " Corbit's Charge - "Suicidal bravery"". (qv)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.