Clem's Opera House

Clem's Opera House
Location Main and Post Sts., Gresham, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°1′41″N 97°24′7″W / 41.02806°N 97.40194°W / 41.02806; -97.40194Coordinates: 41°1′41″N 97°24′7″W / 41.02806°N 97.40194°W / 41.02806; -97.40194
Area less than one acre
Built c.1891
Architectural style Two-part commercial block
MPS Opera House Buildings in Nebraska 1867-1917 MPS
NRHP reference # 88000949[1]
Added to NRHP September 28, 1988

Clem's Opera House, at Main and Post Sts. in Gresham, Nebraska, is a building constructed in about 1891. It has also been denoted NeHBS #YK04-1 and OHBIN #03-01-02.

The opera house served as a venue for both touring and home-grown theatrical and musical performances, for lectures, and for movies. It also provided a location for community gatherings, including box socials, high-school commencements, farmer's institutes, and political-party meetings.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[3]

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