Oscar Wilde In America


DETAiled verification of Oscar Wilde’s lecture tour of North America

Sacramento

California


Congregational Church

Saturday, April 8, 1882

(Afternoon)


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Verification

Newspaper report

The Daily Record-Union, (Sacramento) April 10, 1882, p. 3

The Daily Record-Union, (Sacramento) April 5, 1882

Venue


Congregational Church

Sixth Street, between I and J Streets, Sacramento, CA


Built: 1854 (replaced an earlier church, built 1849, but destroyed by the great fire of 1852)

Accommodation


Wilde did not stay overnight in Sacramento.

The Daily Record-Union, (Sacramento) April 10, 1882, p. 3

Ephemera


The State Capitol building visited by Wilde after his matinee lecture in Sacramento on April 8, 1882.

The Crocker Art Gallery visited by Wilde after his matinee lecture in Sacramento on April 8, 1882.

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