Bucklen Theatre

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Bucklen Theatre
LocationS. Main and Harrison Sts., Elkhart, Indiana
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1883 (1883)
ArchitectSmith, Mortimer L.
NRHP reference No.76000021[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 8, 1976
Removed from NRHPNovember 21, 1986

Bucklen Theatre, also known as the Elkhart Opera House, was a historic theatre located at Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana. It was built in 1883, and was a three-story, five bay, red brick building.[2]:2 It was demolished in 1986.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and delisted in 1986.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-10-01. Note: This includes The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bucklen Theatre" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-10-01. and Accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ Cinema Treasures