The Belleville Opera House was destroyed by fire On This Day
in 1880. The opera house is located in Bellville, Ontario. The loss was estimated at $15,000 at that time. There had been a performance just two hours before the fire broke out.
Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.),
27 April 1880. Chronicling America:
Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.
This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.