The Definitive Resource Of Oscar Wilde's Visits To America

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Truro

Nova Scotia


YMCA Hall

Saturday, October 7, 1882


The Decorative Arts

VERIFICATION

Newspaper reports

The Guardian (Truro, NS), October ?, 1882


Details of Wilde’s lecture in the small town of Truro, NS are scarce, as it was not widely reported at the time, and archival records have either not survived or have not been digitized.


Verification comes from The Guardian, October, 1882 (unseen) as noted by Kevin O’Brien in Oscar Wilde in Canada: An Apostle for the Arts, 1982, p. 129.




Venue

YMCA Hall
Prince Street, Truro, NS


YMCA organized: 1859
Building: 1873
Demolished: 1947




Accommodation

No record is currently available of where Wilde stayed in Truro.


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