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Lewiston in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Opera Hall

 
 
Opera Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
1. Opera Hall Marker
Inscription. Built by Joseph T. Hewitt, about 1840, as a series of stores. Later became known as Moss Hall. At one time housed a Waterfrount mission. Was the center of social activity, known as the Opera Hall, at the turn of the century. The west section was built in 1926.
 
Erected 1871 by Femmes En Force.
 
Location. 43° 10.36′ N, 79° 2.26′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Center Street (New York State Route 18F) 0.1 miles east of North 7th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 736 Center Street, Lewiston NY 14092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hennepin Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kelsey Tavern (about 500 feet away); Site of Hustler's Tavern (about 600 feet away); Tuscarora Heroes Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuscaroras Defend Lewiston Against 1813 British Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); 500 Center Street Archaeological Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Long and The Short House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Men and Women (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
2. Westward
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
3. Eastward
Opera Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
4. Opera Hall and Marker
Marker is fixed to the building between the 2nd and 3rd windows from the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   4. submitted on April 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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