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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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Augusta, GA

The Decorative Arts | Opera House | Thursday, July 6, 1882

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Newspaper Report

Chronicle and Constitutionalist (Augusta, GA), July 7, 1882

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Newspaper Report

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 10, 1882, 2

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Newspaper Notice

Chronicle and Constitutionalist (Augusta, GA), July 2, 1882, 2

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Newspaper Advertisement

Chronicle and Constitutionalist (Augusta, GA), July 6, 1882

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historical note

Opera House *
826-828 Broad Street, Augusta, GA

Original: Concert Hall
Renovated: 1869
Opened: November 3, 1869 (Isadore P. Girardey)
Seating: 900-1000
Destroyed (fire): February 12, 1887

* Not the Grand Opera House which stood on Greene Street.

ACCOMMODATION

No record of Wilde's accommodation in Augusta.

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Letter from Wilde written on the day of his lecture in Augusta.

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