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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.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Founding of Dothan (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

Dothan Opera House is a Dothan Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
2. Dothan Opera House is a Dothan Landmark
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); The Naming of Dothan (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dothan.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dothan Opera House - Virtual Tour. (Submitted on March 26, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Dothan Murals. Dothan Opera House—Dothan’s Hidden Mural. This mural was actually painted on the backdrop of the stage to the Dothan Opera House. The Mural portrays early stage plays in Dothan. Unfortunately, the Dothan Opera House is only open for performances, which is why this mural is nick-named the “Hidden Mural.” (Submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Dothan Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, February 12, 2011
3. Dothan Opera House Marker
Dothan Opera House image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, February 12, 2011
4. Dothan Opera House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on May 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on March 25, 2011, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama.   2. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, 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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