Columbus Indiana's Historic Crump Theatre (Landmarks) by David Sechrest,Mayor Kristen Brown

By David Sechrest,Mayor Kristen Brown

now not because the building of the Columbus courthouse had one guy and his imaginative and prescient acquired as a lot exposure from neighborhood newspapers as John Crump and his theater, designed and equipped by way of architect Charles Sparrell in 1889. this is often the tale of the fervour, struggles and triumphs that created the 1st precise cultural arts middle during this small city and the legacy that maintains to encourage the neighborhood over a century later to guard this neighborhood landmark. it's a trip marked by means of top quality opera performances, flickering silent movies, police intervention and arrests and, finally, decay and closure. A part of the proceeds from revenues of this ebook will visit the history Fund in help of the Crump Theatre building--an architectural treasure in a urban that boasts many.

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Columbus Indiana's Historic Crump Theatre (Landmarks)

No longer because the development of the Columbus courthouse had one guy and his imaginative and prescient got as a lot exposure from neighborhood newspapers as John Crump and his theater, designed and outfitted through architect Charles Sparrell in 1889. this is often the tale of the eagerness, struggles and triumphs that created the 1st real cultural arts middle during this small city and the legacy that keeps to motivate the neighborhood over a century later to guard this neighborhood landmark.

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