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Grayville in White County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gray Opera House

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
1. Gray Opera House Marker
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This building was erected in 1895 by the Gray Family for their Gray Bank on the bottom floor and the Gray Opera house on the second floor. The Opera House was the center of entertainment for many years.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 38° 15.468′ N, 87° 59.709′ W. Marker is in Grayville, Illinois, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and Middle Street, on the left when traveling east on North Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grayville IL 62844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gray Mansion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomasanne Payne Home Site (about 400 feet away); "Empire Corner" (about 400 feet away); Vincennes to Shawneetown Stage Coach Line (about 500 feet away); James Gray's Stables and Slave Quarters (about 500 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Mike Smith's Saloon
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
2. Gray Opera House and Marker
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(about 600 feet away); Present Site of The Gray Family Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grayville.
 
Gray Opera House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
3. Gray Opera House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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