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Dothan in Houston County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dothan Opera House

 
 
Dothan Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David J Gaines, February 12, 2011
1. Dothan Opera House Marker
Inscription.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the Department of the Interior, December 16, 1977, through the efforts of the Dothan Landmarks Foundation, Incorporated.

Constructed in 1915, this three-story masonry structure remains basically unaltered from its original plan.

It has had an important cultural influence on Dothan, attracting from its early days, a wide variety of performing groups.

It was completely renovated and restored in 1971. This splendid building, long noted for its fine acoustics, has seen a revival of its original cultural activities.
 
Erected 1978 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is December 16, 1905.
 
Location. 31° 13.453′ N, 85° 23.469′ W. Marker is in Dothan, Alabama, in Houston County. Marker is on North St. Andrews Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 N St Andrews Street, Dothan AL 36303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding of Dothan, Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker);

Dothan Opera House is a Dothan Landmark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
2. Dothan Opera House is a Dothan Landmark
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A Memorial to the Fallen (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street Commercial Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnny Mack Brown (about 500 feet away); Poplar Head Spring (about 500 feet away); 1905 Houston County Courthouse Bell (about 600 feet away); Marvin Holman (about 600 feet away); Federal Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dothan.
 
Dothan Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David J Gaines, February 12, 2011
3. Dothan Opera House Marker
Dothan Opera House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David J Gaines, February 12, 2011
4. Dothan Opera House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on May 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. Photos:   1. submitted on March 25, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama.   2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 8, 2023