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Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Wilkes County Opera House

1883

 
 
Site of Wilkes County Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
1. Site of Wilkes County Opera House Marker
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Erected by Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 33° 44.207′ N, 82° 44.306′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of East Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78) and South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east on East Robert Toombs Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The White House (a few steps from this marker); One of Washington's Oldest Houses (a few steps from this marker); Medical Office (a few steps from this marker); Site of W.T. Fluker Gun Smith (a few steps from this marker); Great Fire of 1837 (a few steps from this marker); Jean Marie Chotard LaPlace Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Lowe Building (within shouting distance
Site of Wilkes County Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
2. Site of Wilkes County Opera House Marker
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of this marker); African-American Commercial Center (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Washington Commercial Historic District (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination for the district, which includes the former opera site. (National Archives) (Submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Site of Wilkes County Opera House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
3. Site of Wilkes County Opera House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Aug. 16, 2022