The Fort Payne Opera House
1889 - The Fort Payne Opera House and the Hardware Manufacturing Company's 3-story brick building is built on Gault Avenue North.
Built during the city's industrial boom in 1889, Fort Payne's Opera House is the only one in the State of Alabama still in use. The establishment has been used as a movie theatre, live theatre
and a public forum. The Opera House still hosts live theatrical events
The building is on the National Register of Historic Places
and the National Register of 19th Century Theatres in America. Completely restored, the Opera House is a cultural center of the community.
An old Opera House program from June 11, 1900.
Opera House Program from 1900
Located at 510 Gault Avenue North.
Opera House Events
Open by appointment only on Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10:00 and 3:00: (256) 845-6888
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