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The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Vogt Hall

 
 
Vogt Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2017
1. Vogt Hall Marker
Inscription.  This 1921 Mission-style building was part of St. Peters Catholic Church. It was the gymnasium and meeting hall of the former Catholic School and often used for dances and meetings of various organizations. A curvilinear parapet surmounts the building with a Palladian-shaped window. Massive paired columns support the central portico and flank the entrance to this heavy, stucco-finished building.
The building was named after the prominent Vogt Family. Frank Vogt and his wife, Elza, immigrated to the U.S. in 1876. Frank worked at the Vogt Grand Opera House at 309 East 3rd Street and lived at 207 West 4th Street. The couple had seven children.
 
Erected by City of The Dalles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 45° 36.147′ N, 121° 11.287′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on West 4th Street near Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 West 4th Street, The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peter's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Thompson House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Wasco County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Umatilla House (about 700 feet away); Carlisle House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Wasco County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodist Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gates Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Vogt Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 3, 2017
2. Vogt Hall and Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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