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Fulton Opera House

 
 
Fulton Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Fulton Opera House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1852 and named Fulton Hall in honor of Robert Fulton. It is considered an excellent example of the 19th century "Opera House." For more than 75 years, every major star of the American theatre appeared on its stage.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 2.291′ N, 76° 18.477′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. Prince Street (U.S. 222), on the right when traveling south. Between Orange and King Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 N Prince Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); John Durang (within shouting distance of this marker); African-American Women Escape County Jail, 1835 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Conestoga Indian Massacre
Fulton Opera House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Fulton Opera House
(within shouting distance of this marker); Reynolds House (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Architecture (within shouting distance of this marker); The Steinman Hardware Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Also see . . .  MarkerQuest - Old Jail and Fulton Opera House. Information and images pertaining to the history of the location. (Submitted on August 26, 2020, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on September 23, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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