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Coolidge Sylvan Theatre
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 44° 18.921 W 096° 47.247
14T E 676448 N 4909279
Quick Description: There is a tribute to Ada B. Caldwell here (1869 - 1938).
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/11/2006 12:24:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMH3E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wilsonjw
Views: 25

Long Description:
Hers was the vision which brought this theatre to life. She was the professor of art from 1899 - 1937 at South Dakota State college. Ada was a devoted and inspiring teacher, a skillful and courageous administrator and an artist who created lasting beauty.

Also, by this theatre is a stone laid in a wall which reads "Coolidge Sylvan Theatre, This stone laid by President and Mrs Calvin Coolidge, Sept. 10, 1927"
Street address:
Medary Ave
Brookings, SD USA


County / Borough / Parish: Brookings

Year listed: 1987

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Recreation And Culture

Current function: Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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