Grace Baptist Church
This was the original
they have built a larger room
and this one is used for weddings
and other services
This stain glass is a Tiffany
is dated 1902
The Cedarville Opera House was originally
constructed in 1886 and became the center
of community life for over 60 years.
It hosted many musical, educational,
theatrical, and even political programs.
In 1956, because of greater accessibility
and interest in outside entertainment,
the Opera House closed its doors
and was not used for the next 30 years.
the worn floors
the stories they could tell
the metal under the chair
is for men's hats
painting on the side of the stage
The lobby is on the second floor
the ticket booth
In the early 1980s, citizens took a revived
interest in the opera house and, in 1984
, the Cedarville Opera House was
placed on the
of Cedarville. Citizens helped restore
and rebuild the buiding, and in 1994
the Cedarville Opera House reopened.
The following year
was formed. Since then, a full array of
programs including music, theater,
and literary recitals have been
held for the enjoyment of the public.
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