Wieting Theater

101 S. Church Street,
Toledo, IA 52342

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Wieting Theater

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Opened in on September 12, 1912 as the Wieting Opera House seating 300. It was named after Dr. and Mrs. P. G. Wieting. Operated by Tama Theatres from 1950 thru 1958. The theatre was closed from 1958 until 1960.

In 1960 it was reopened and is now operated by the non profit Wieting Theatre Guild. Movies are played on the week ends with live performances added at times. The theatre was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1979.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 19, 2007 at 12:26 pm

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979

Wieting Theater (added 1979 – Building – #79000944)
101 S. Church St., Toledo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov’t
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 13, 2008 at 11:12 pm

This is the website for the Wieting Theater.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 1, 2010 at 2:15 pm

Looks like an Opera House for sure.

TLSLOEWS on July 1, 2010 at 2:29 pm

Could also pass for a church looks like one just down the street from me.Good to see its still in operation.

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