“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bastrop in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Bastrop Opera House

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1. Bastrop Opera House Marker
Inscription.  The Bastrop Opera House was constructed in 1889 by D.S. Green and P.O. Elzner. Elzner, a prominent local merchant, became sole owner in 1901. Over the years, it has been the scene of a variety of entertainment shows. Traveling opera and drama companies, musicians and other artists have performed here. The Bastrop Opera House, which features a three-part facade with bays separated by pilasters, also has been the setting for graduation exercises and school proms.
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark – 1984

Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9158.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 30° 6.692′ N, 97° 19.16′ W. Marker is in Bastrop, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker is on Spring Street east of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 711 Spring St, Bastrop TX 78602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First National Bank of Bastrop (within shouting
Bastrop Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Bastrop Opera House Marker
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distance of this marker); Dr. Sayer's Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Bastrop (about 500 feet away); Old Bastrop Academy Bell (about 600 feet away); Bastrop Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Bastrop Christian Church (about 700 feet away); Kesselus Building (about 700 feet away); Kleinert Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bastrop.
Also see . . .  Our History: Bastrop Opera House Presenting Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’s Theatre. (Submitted on April 8, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2022. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2022.

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