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Amphitheater, 1900


Mountain Lake Park, Maryland: Auditorium / Amphitheater Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



In 1900 the large, magnificent Auditorium was built by the Mt. Lake Park Association in 1900. It is without question one of the finest and best equipped auditoriums in the land.

It is the largest auditorium ever erected in Garrett County. It had a seating capacity of four thousand. Here were presented the programs of the Mountain Chautauqua during the month of August until the close of the first World War. The most noted speakers of America addressed capacity audiences from its spacious platform. It was also the setting for the Mountain Choir Festival from 1934 to 1941. Shortly afterwards it was dismantled by an itinerant religious organization.       

...(from Felix Robinson, Tableland Trails, 1956)




ID:
gcml033

Caption:
Postcard: The Amphitheatre, Mountain Lake Park, Md.

Rights:
Mountain Lake Park Historic Association

Date:
Postcard postmarked Aug 12, 1911

Collection Location:
Mountain Lake Park Historic Association

Original Size:
14 x 9 cms

Contributor:
Publisher: Moore & Gibson, NY. Printed in Germany

Subject:
Mountain Lake Park (Md.); Garrett County (Md.), Pictorial works.

Coverage:
Garrett County (Md.), undated

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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