Blake's Opera House

Registered Site L1943

Blake's Opera House

Constructed in 1884 as a roller skating rink, this building was purchase by Peter Blake and opened as Blake's Opera House in 1886. Here audiences enjoyed talent shows, vaudeville, silent movies and athletic contests. Between 1928 and 1984, the Stephens and Mapes families used the building as a furniture store. The Mapes family donated the building for a community center. It was restored by the Grand Ledge Historical Society and the chamber of commerce.
photo of Blake

Erected 2000

Location: 121 S. Bridge Street
Grand Ledge, Eaton County

Theaters, Halls, and Arenas

Latitude: 42.755091, Longitude: -84.74311

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