The Ohiowa Auditorium

The Ohiowa Auditorium (HM1K62)

Location: Ohiowa, NE 68416 Fillmore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 24.862', W 97° 27.172'

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The Ohiowa Auditorium, completed in 1940 and preserved in near original condition, is one of several Nebraska buildings constructed by the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression. The WPA, a federal government relief program, provided employment for local workers. During World War II the auditorium served as an entertainment center for soldiers from the nearby Bruning Army Air Field. A community landmark, the auditorium has also been used for dances, movies, roller-skating, craft shows, auctions, and as a polling place.
HM NumberHM1K62
Series This marker is part of the Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society series
Marker Number460
Year Placed2008
Placed ByOhiowa Chamber of Commerce, Village of Ohiowa, Nebraska State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 631263 N 4474898
Decimal Degrees40.41436667, -97.45286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.862', W 97° 27.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 51.72" N, 97° 27' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)402
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-343 Grafton St, Ohiowa NE 68416, US
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