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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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Colorado Springs, CO

The Decorative Arts | Opera House | Friday, April 14, 1882

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Newspaper Report

The Daily Gazette (Colorado Springs), April 15, 1882, 1

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Indication

Newspaper Advertisement

The Daily Gazette (Colorado Springs), April 14, 1882, 4

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historical note

Opera House
18 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO

Built: 1880-81 (B. F. Crowell, J. F. Humphrey and Hon. Irving Howbert)
Opened: April 18, 1881
Seating capacity: 750
Replaced by: Burns Theater (opened December 1911)

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"Briarhurst"
Residence of Dr. William A. Bell, 404 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, CO

Built: c. 1874
Destroyed (fire): January 8, 1886
Replaced by: a new larger stone residence (1887), extant as Briarhurst Manor, a restaurant

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