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The Theatre Verein

1855

 
 
The Theatre Verein Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. The Theatre Verein Marker
Inscription.  The theatre was built to present plays in German to the local German speaking population. In 1866 this theatrical society merged with the Turn Verein. The structure was then used by the Grand Army of the Republic and became known as Liberty Hall. The building was designed by local architect Otto Brix.
 
Erected 2014 by City of Washington, Missouri. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 38° 33.527′ N, 91° 0.702′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West 2nd Street west of Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 West 2nd Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schnier Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Tamm Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Log House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Marie Krog House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schuenemeyer Saloon (about 400 feet away); Francis Becker Building (about 400 feet away); Southern Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); G. Henry Herweck Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
The Theatre Verein Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
2. The Theatre Verein Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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