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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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Harrisburg, PA

The Decorative Arts | Grand Opera House | Thursday, May 4, 1882

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Newspaper Reports

Harrisburg Daily Independent, May 5, 1882, 4

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The Harrisburg Report Patriot, May 5, 1882, 5

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Indication

Newspaper Advertisement

Harrisburg Telegraph, May 4, 1882, 4

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historical note

Grand Opera House
SE corner of N. Third and Walnut Streets, Harrisburg, PA

Opened: October 13, 1873 (Masonic Fraternity; Architect: Frank E. Davis)
Seating: 1324
Destroyed (fire): February 1, 1907
Replaced by: Penn-Harris Hotel (b. 1910, demolished 1923)

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Pennlive.com
 

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Oscar Wilde did not stay overnight in Harrisburg.

See story below.

Incident at the Station


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Harrisburg-Telegraph, May 5, 1882, 1

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