Opera House Stage set, Biddeford, 1890

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Opera House Stage set, Biddeford, 1890

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The stage set up for the graduating exercises of the Biddeford High School at the City Opera House, Main Street, on June 23, 1890.

The class slogan, "Persistere Est Vincere" translates to "To persist is to conquer." There were thirty-six students graduating this day. Initially built in 1860, the City Opera House was destroyed by fire in 1894.

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About This Item

  • Title: Opera House Stage set, Biddeford, 1890
  • Creation Date: 1890-06-23
  • Subject Date: 1890-06-23
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2550
  • Collection: General Image Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181

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