Peoria

Illinois

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Rouse's Opera House

Thursday, March 9, 1882

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The Decorative Arts

Verification

Newspaper report

The Daily Transcript, (Peoria) March 10, 1882, 4

Courtesy of the Peoria Public Library.

The Daily Transcript, (Peoria) March 8, 1882, 3

Venue

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Rouse's Opera House

Main and Jefferson Streets, Peoria, IL (second story of Dr. Rudolph Rouse's building)

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Built: 1857-8

Seating: 1200

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Superseded as Peoria's main theater in 1882 by the Grand Opera House.

The Guide from the Pacific to the Atlantic, 1878, A.T. Sears and E. Webster, 1878 - Chicago, IL

Accommodation

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No record is currently available as to whether Wilde stayed in Peoria.

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