Detroit

Michigan

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Music Hall

Friday, February 17, 1882

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The Decorative Arts

Verification

Newspaper report

Detroit Free Press, February 18th, 1882, 1

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Venue

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Music Hall

Facing Randolph Street between Croghan and Lafayette Streets, Detroit, MI

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Built: 1880

Opened: August 31, 1880 (as Music Hall, later White's Grand Theatre)

Seating: 3000, the largest hall in the city at the time

Destroyed (fire): January 1, 1886

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Source:

The History of Detroit and Michigan : or, The metropolis illustrated, Silas Farmer, 1889

Accommodation

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No record has been found of an overnight stay by Wilde in Detroit.

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