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Washington in Franklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Theatre Verein

1855

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. The Theatre Verein Marker
Inscription. The theatre was built to present plays in German to the local German speaking population. In 1866 this theatrical society merged with the Turn Verein. The structure was then used by the Grand Army of the Republic and became known as Liberty Hall. The building was designed by local architect Otto Brix.
 
Location. 38° 33.527′ N, 91° 0.702′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is on West 2nd Street west of Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 West 2nd Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schnier Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Tamm Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Log House (within shouting distance of this marker); Marie Krog House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southern Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Droege's Mercantile Food Store (about 500 feet away); Bertelsmann Building (about 500 feet away); Bank of Washington (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
The Theatre Verein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
2. The Theatre Verein Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 14 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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