Huber Opera House

and Civic Center

Huber History – A Humble History

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

Huber History – A Humble History

The Huber Opera House had its humble 1882 beginnings as the two story Mackey’s Brick Hotel. At that time, the building was roughly thirty feet across. Within the decade, the Huber family had purchased the hotel and expanded it about twenty more feet to the west, making a commercial room available for businesses. Traveling salesmen also made use of the hotel as a midtown display area for their...

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HUBER HISTORY – A Curtain Call for the Huber? With Some Help it COULD Happen!

Posted on Jul 10, 2016

HUBER HISTORY – A Curtain Call for the Huber?  With Some Help it COULD Happen!

From Farmland News – 11/30/99 excerpts by Del Gasche The large letters above its second-story windows are faded almost beyond visibility. The front of the building is in a sad state of neglect and to add insult to injury is painted a horrid pink color. But there was a time when this opera house was recognized as one of the best try-out theaters in the country. There was a time when famous...

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