Sedalia, MO: Wood's Opera House

Country: United States of America
State: Missouri
City: Sedalia
Location: Second Street / South Lamine Avenue

Opened 1897. Demolished in favour of an apartment block ("Terry Apartments").

Link: Wikidata

Sedalia, MO: Wood's Opera House Picture: stained glass window from the theatre entrance
Front Text: "Sedalia, Missouri", "Scott Joplin, Black Heritage USA 20c"
Reverse Text: "'The Birthplace of Ragtime'. Sedalia, Missouri. Scott Joplin - The King of Ragtime - moved from Texas to Sedalia in 1893. He studied music and composition at the George R. Smith College. Here he lived and worked, composing 'The Ragtime Dance' and 'The Maple Leaf Rag'. Stained glass window is from the Maple Leaf Club where he performed, and a U.S. postage stamp was issued in his honor in 1983."
Publisher: Dunlap Post Card Co., Omaha NE; D-9004
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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