Calumet Theatre, Calumet, Michigan

This image shows the imposing structure of the Calumet Civic Theatre, located in the city of Calumet, Michigan. It is a Renaissance Revival structure completed in 1900.

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The description states:

The Calumet Civic Theatre, Calumet, Michigan, also known as the Opera House with a seating capacity of 1,200 people, is the largest north of Green Bay, Wisconsin

Many of the nations top operatic starts and entertainers have performed here.

–The town of Calumet is modest in size, and located in the extreme north of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, but was quite prosperous during the late 19th Century due to a large copper mine nearby. The city fathers decided they needed a grand entertainment venue for the locals and built this structure, which still functions as such today.

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

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