Tuscan Opera House, Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1930s

Contributed by Dixfield Historical Society

Description

This photo shows the Tuscan Lodge, No. 22 of the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) on Main Street in Dixfield in the 1930s. Built in 1891, the third floor of this building became the permanent lodge for the IOOF and the Rebekahs. The basement held a kitchen, the first floor was the dance hall and theater, and the second floor was the balcony and dressing rooms. The building became known as simply the Opera House and offered the Town of Dixfield, as well as surrounding communities, a venue to host all manner of social, governmental, and school events for over eighty years.

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  • Title: Tuscan Opera House, Main Street, Dixfield, ca. 1930s
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Location: Dixfield, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 12.6 cm
  • Local Code: 2013-52
  • Collection: Reference Photograph Collection #058 (DHS)
  • Object Type: Image

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Dixfield Historical Society
59 Main Street, PO Box 182, Dixfield, ME 04224
(207) 562-7595

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