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Chester in Thayer County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Municipal Auditorium

 
 
Municipal Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
1. Municipal Auditorium Marker
Inscription.  The Chester Municipal Auditorium was a 1938 WPA project intended for social and recreational uses. It was built at a cost of $29,340 with much of the labor done by hand.
 
Erected 2010 by Thayer County Visitors Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEntertainmentSports. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list.
 
Location. 40° 0.687′ N, 97° 37.111′ W. Marker is in Chester, Nebraska, in Thayer County. Marker is at the intersection of Thayer Avenue and Howard Street, on the left when traveling south on Thayer Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester NE 68327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of 6 Man Football (approx. 0.3 miles away); Friedensau (approx. 10.1 miles away); The Hebron CCC And POW Camps (approx. 10.7 miles away); World's Largest Porch Swing (approx.
Municipal Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
2. Municipal Auditorium
10.8 miles away); A Tribute To Hebron, Its People and Its Schools (approx. 10.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.9 miles away); Thayer County (approx. 11 miles away); Belleville Agriculture (approx. 13 miles away in Kansas).
 
Municipal Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
3. Municipal Auditorium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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