Oscar Wilde In America


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

St.Paul

Minnesota


Opera House

Thursday, March 16, 1882


The Decorative Arts

Verification

Newspaper report

Daily Globe, (St.Paul, MN), March 17, 1882, p.1


Wilde spoke for a second time at the Opera House the following evening, March 17, on the occasion of St. Patrick's Day. Not regarded as a formal lecture.


See: St. Patrick's Day, 1882

Venue


Opera House

Wabasha Street between Third and Fourth Street, St. Paul, MN


Dedicated: February 22, 1867

Reconstructed: 1883

Destroyed (fire): January, 1888

Accommodation


Metropolitan Hotel

Washington and Third Streets, St. Paul, MN


Built: 1869-70

Opened: June 27, 1870

Demolished: 1913

Ephemera

MUD SLINGING

Pioneer Press (St.Paul), March 17, 1882

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