St. George in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
St. George Social Hall “Opera House”
The building featured a mechanized floor which could be lowered several inches at the east end, allowing everyone an unobstructed view of the stage, with a seating capacity of 400, this was a delightful venue for local dramatic club as well as outside players. Opera and other musical entertainment were held there, as well as dances on the moveable floor.
During the early part of this century the stage
Presently, the building is being restored as the central feature of the Pioneer Center for Arts.
Erected 1994 by Sons of Utah Pioneers.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Utah Pioneers marker series.
Location. 37° 6.575′ N, 113° 34.981′ W. Marker is in St. George, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is on St. George Boulevard. Touch for map. It is in park next to Zion’s Bank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 E. St. George Boulevard, Saint George UT 84770, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gardeners’ Club Hall (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Brigham Young Home (a few steps from this marker); And the Desert Shall Blossom (a few steps from this marker); Erastus Snow's Big House (a few steps from this marker); The Woodward School (a few steps from this marker); Dixie Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); St. George Tabernacle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. George.
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