Architecture and Buildings

Middleport’s Opera House

by Anna Wallace, Former Village Historian The early Opera Houses were the major activity and entertainment centers for their communities. The first one here was Compton’s Opera House on Main Street, where the old theater, as and where the dentist office is located now. It burned in 1876. I’ve not learned just when the Opera

Middleport Resident Recollections

Middleport High School’s last play

The Star Theatre was referred to as the opera house and was on State Street. On the second floor was a dance hall. The last play put on by the Middleport High School was performed there in 1924. It was called, “She Stoops to Conquer.” I (Bill Shaw) was the manager of scenery for the