Earlville Opera House

20 East Main Street,
Earlville, NY 13332

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The Earlville Opera House was built for live entertainment. It was later converted for showing silent films. The opera house was renovated in 1937 and was used as a movie theater until 1952. In 1976 it re-opened as a venue for live performances.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 1, 2008 at 2:54 pm

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

Earlville Opera House (added 1973 – Building – #73001169)
Also known as Douglass Opera House
12-20 E. Main St., Earlville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Social History, Performing Arts, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress

adamghost
adamghost on August 25, 2013 at 3:32 am

An article in the DeRuyter newspaper about the 1937 remodeling indicated that the Opera House had been closed for seven years prior to that point.

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