Oscar Wilde In America


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

Washington

District of Columbia


Lincoln Hall

Monday, January 23, 1882


The English Renaissance

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Verification

Newspaper report

The National Republican, Jan 24, 1882


The National Tribune, Washington D.C., Jan 28th, 1882, 4

The Evening Critic, Jan 20, 1882, 1

Venue


Lincoln Hall

9th and D Streets, N.W., Washington, DC


Built: 1867

Destroyed (fire): December 5, 1886


Related and credits:

Robert G. Ingersoll

Streets of Washington (Lincoln Hall)

Streets of Washington (Arlington Hotel)

Accommodation


The Arlington Hotel (originally Arlington House)

Vermont Avenue between H and I Streets, Washington, DC (now 810 Vermont Avenue NW)


Built: 1868 ( E.G. Lind, architect, for William W. Corcoran)

Wilde's Room: No. 151.

Enlarged: 1889

Demolished: 1912


Now the site of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.


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