Fort Payne Opera House

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Fort Payne Opera House
FT. PAYNE OPERA HOUSE.jpg
Fort Payne Opera House is located in Alabama
Fort Payne Opera House
Fort Payne Opera House is located in the US
Fort Payne Opera House
Location 510 Gault Ave. N, Fort Payne, Alabama
Coordinates 34°26′41″N 85°43′9″W / 34.44472°N 85.71917°W / 34.44472; -85.71917Coordinates: 34°26′41″N 85°43′9″W / 34.44472°N 85.71917°W / 34.44472; -85.71917
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1889[3]
NRHP Reference # 74002262[1][2]
Added to NRHP April 28, 1970

The Fort Payne Opera House, located at 510 Gault Avenue North in Fort Payne, DeKalb County in the U.S. state of Alabama built during the industrial boom in 1889. The Fort Payne Opera House is the only one in the State of Alabama still in use. The establishment has been used as a movie theater, live theater and a public forum. The Opera House still hosts live theatrical events and is on the National Register of Historic Places and the National Register of 19th Century Theaters in America. Completely restored, the Opera House is a cultural center of the community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". National Park Service. 2007-11-07. 
  3. ^ "Fort Payne Opera House". Landmarks of DeKalb County, Alabama.