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Oscar Wilde In America

oscar wilde's 1882 lecture tour of america

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St. Paul, MN

The Decorative Arts | Opera House | Thursday, March 16, 1882

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verification

Newspaper Report

Daily Globe (St.Paul, MN), March 17, 1882, p.1

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A Return Visit

Wilde spoke for a second time at the Opera House the following evening, March 17, on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day.

See: St. Patrick's Day, 1882

historical note

Opera House
Wabasha Street between Third and Fourth Street, St. Paul, MN

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Dedicated: February 22, 1867
Reconstructed: 1883
Destroyed (fire): January, 1888

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accommodation

Metropolitan Hotel
Washington and Third Streets, St. Paul, MN

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Built: 1869-70
Opened: June 27, 1870
Demolished: 1913

 

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Daily Globe (St.Paul, MN), March 17, 1882, p.1

Mud Slinging

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Pioneer Press (St.Paul), March 17, 1882

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