Jackson, MI Opera House Fire, Mar 1897

Ruins of the Opera House

OPERA HOUSE IN ASHES.

Jackson, Mich., March 1. -- The Hibbard opera house burned to the ground Saturday evening. The fire started from the furnace in the basement and spread rapidly. Nothing was saved. The loss is $25,000; insurance, $10,000.

Stevens Point Daily Journal Wisconsin 1897-03-01