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Canastota in Madison County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bruce Opera House

 
 
Site of Bruce Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
1. Site of Bruce Opera House Marker
Inscription.  
Site Of
Bruce Opera House 1888-1909
This Cultural Hub Seated
802 Patrons & Showed Movies
Projected By The Biograph,
A Canastota Invention

 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 293.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.725′ N, 75° 45.09′ W. Marker is in Canastota, New York, in Madison County. Marker is on South Peterboro Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 South Peterboro St, Canastota NY 13032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reuben Perkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Peterboro Street Lift Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Canal Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Adamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Industrial Growth / Canalway Trail
Site of Bruce Opera House Marker, South Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
2. Site of Bruce Opera House Marker, South Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY
(within shouting distance of this marker); Enlarging the Erie Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Auto Race (about 400 feet away); Carmen Basilio (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canastota.
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Bruce Opera House Seating image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
3. Bruce Opera House Seating
This diagram of the seating arrangements at the Bruce Opera House is part of a display in Canastota's Canal Town Museum.
Canastota Postcard image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
4. Canastota Postcard
The caption of the post card reads, "Peterboro Street showing Bruce Opera House, Northrup and Wilson Blocks, Canastota, N. Y."  This is from a display in the Canal Town Museum in Canastota.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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