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Good Old Days: January 30, 2020

 

January 30, 2020



125 years ago

The Commoner - Feb. 1, 1895

Colfax will have been without any hall suitable for theatrical entertainments for a period of two years on the 22 of next April, the anniversary of the big fire, when both opera houses, Burgunder & Hall’s on Mill street and the old opera house on Main street went up in flames. During all that time until the appearance of Katie Putnam at Pioneer hall last week not a single foreign company has played to a Colfax audience. Other towns around have been visited by some excellent companies but Colfax has been passed by. This...



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