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Quincy in Adams County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Washington Theater

1924

 

— Quincy Landmark —

 
Washington Theater Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
1. Washington Theater Markers
Inscription.  

Type: Mediterranean Revival
Date: 1924
Architect: E. P. Rupert

Nominated by the Quincy Preservation Commission.
Approved by the Quincy City Council, January 3, 2000.
Charles W. Scholz, Mayor.
 
Erected by City of Quincy and Quincy Preserves.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEntertainment.
 
Location. 39° 56′ N, 91° 24.535′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker is on Hampshire Street east of 4th Street (Illinois Route 57), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 427 Hampshire Street, Quincy IL 62301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Downtown Quincy in 1858 (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas' Disciple (within shouting distance of this marker); Quincy's Judge Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Quincy (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Correspondent (within shouting distance

Washington Theater and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
2. Washington Theater and Markers
of this marker); Lincoln Promoter (within shouting distance of this marker); William L. King Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Spread of Slavery Into The Territories (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington Theater History. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Quincy Preserves. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Local Landmarks and Historic Districts (Quincy Preservation Commission). (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Washington Theater Terra Cotta Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
3. Washington Theater Terra Cotta Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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