B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too

Comstock's Opera House, Columbus, OH

197 S High St, Columbus OH

Became known as the Metropolitan Opera House
Opened: 1862
Closed: January 26, 1892

The November 30, 1874, Dispatch reported that the Metropolitan Opera House was the first building in Columbus with electric ignited, gas jet lighting. The Metropolitan Opera House, also called The Cotton Block and Comstock's Opera House was built in 1862 and burned 1/26/1892.
http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/26352.html

February 9, 1885

Image From:
Metropolitan Opera House :: Columbus in Historic Photographs
http://digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/ohio/i...

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