Tilton's Opera Block

Tilton's Opera Block (HM26UU)

Location: Littleton, NH 03561 Grafton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 18.37', W 71° 46.261'

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Store clerk Henry Lowell Tilton (1828-1909) joined the Californian Gold Rush and returned to make his fortune in timber and real estate.
In 1881, he built this, the town's largest brick structure and the architectural template for Main Street's industrial era.
A mix of Victorian styles is evident in the cast iron moldings, textured surfaces and keystoned windows.
Tilton promoted concerts, and the vestibule of his Opera Block is a theater entrance.
Due to uncertain demand, the theater wing was never built.
Since 1972, attorney John B. Eames has continued the mix of retail, office and residential uses that Tilton intended.
HM NumberHM26UU
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Date Added Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 278979 N 4909613
Decimal Degrees44.30616667, -71.77101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 18.37', W 71° 46.261'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 18' 22.2" N, 71° 46' 15.66" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 Main St, Littleton NH 03561, US
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