NRHP: Tecumseh Opera House

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Tecumseh Opera House

Tecumseh Opera House

NRHP Reference #: 88000929

NRHP Listing Date: 19880928


123 S 3rd, Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

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Constructed in 1880, the two-story brick building is located in Tecumseh. The first floor commercial space originally housed a barbershop and restaurant. The opera house occupied the entire second floor. The opera house provided a place where the community gathered for dances, meetings, movies, and other forms of entertainment.

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