Wamego, KS: Columbian Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Kansas
City: Wamego
Location: 521 Lincoln Avenue

Built 1893 as a music hall and vaudeville theatre for J. S. Rogers. Since 1912 also used as a cinema. Closed 1950. Subsequently ground floor used as a furniture store. 1994 major restoration, reopened as an arts centre named "Columbian Theatre, Museum & Art Center".

Links: www.columbiantheatre.com, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Wamego, KS: Columbian Theatre Picture: right: Columbian Theatre
Front Text: "Wamego, Kansas", inscription: "Rogers"
Reverse Text: "The mill, built in 1879 by a Dutch immigrant, is one of the landmarks in Wamego's city park. The Columbian Theater, builg by J. C. Rogers after the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, was closed in 1950. In 1994 it was restored and re-opened as a home for the arts."
Publisher: Avery Postcards, Wichita KS; CP20253; WM-1; 1995
Size: Modern
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Permanent link: https://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/7563