New Opera House (Auburn, Nebraska)

The New Opera House is a historic building in Auburn, Nebraska. It was built by William Dorrum in 1894 for the Auburn Building and Improvement Association.[2] Over the years, it hosted many performances and political events, including speeches by Congressman/Senator Elmer Burkett as well as Governor George L. Sheldon.[2] It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since September 28, 1988.[1]

New Opera House
The building in 2013
New Opera House (Auburn, Nebraska) is located in Nebraska
New Opera House (Auburn, Nebraska)
New Opera House (Auburn, Nebraska) is located in the United States
New Opera House (Auburn, Nebraska)
Location921 Central Avenue, Auburn, Nebraska
Coordinates40°23′33″N 95°50′18″W / 40.39250°N 95.83833°W / 40.39250; -95.83833 (New Opera House)
Arealess than one acre
Built1894 (1894)
Built byWilliam Dorrum
Architectural styleTwo-part commercial block
MPSOpera House Buildings in Nebraska 1867-1917 MPS
NRHP reference No.88000936[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 28, 1988

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ a b D. Layne Ehlers (April 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: New Opera House". National Park Service. Retrieved July 20, 2019. With accompanying pictures