Worthington Hall

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Worthington Hall
The rebuilt hall is a copy of the original.
Worthington Hall is located in Pennsylvania
Worthington Hall
Worthington Hall is located in the US
Worthington Hall
Location Worthington Ave. at Shawnee-on-the-Delaware, Smithfield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°00′45.6″N 75°06′31.7″W / 41.012667°N 75.108806°W / 41.012667; -75.108806Coordinates: 41°00′45.6″N 75°06′31.7″W / 41.012667°N 75.108806°W / 41.012667; -75.108806
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1904
NRHP reference # 78002433[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 14, 1978
Removed from NRHP December 18, 1986

Worthington Hall, now known as the Shawnee Playhouse, was a historic theatre located in Smithfield Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1904.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1] It was delisted in 1986 after being demolished following a fire—caused by arson—on June 24, 1985.[2] With help from the people of Shawnee on Delaware, the Seabees, the Hughes Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, The National Trust, a Community Development Block Grant, and generous donations from many individuals and friends, the playhouse was rebuilt.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Shawnee Playhouse History & Mission

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