Details for Bastrop Opera House (Atlas Number 5021009158)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5021009158


Marker Number 9158
Atlas Number 5021009158
Marker Title Bastrop Opera House
Index Entry Bastrop Opera House
Address 711 Spring St.
City Bastrop
County Bastrop
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 618109
UTM Northing 3331663
Subject Codes opera houses and theatre
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 711 Spring St., Bastrop
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text The Bastrop Opera House was constructed in 1889 by D. S. Green and P. O. Elzner. Elzner, a prominent local merchant, became sole owner in 1901. Over the years, it has been the scene of a variety of entertainment shows. Traveling opera and drama companies, musicians, and other artists have performed here. The Bastrop Opera House, which features a three-part facade with bays separated by pilasters, also has been the setting for graduation exercises and school proms. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984