SW Corner of Main & Mechanic Streets BEFORE 1898 Fire
1880-1898:  Kittredge Opera House
Destroyed by FIRE  November 28, 1898
originally was located on the The AMERICA'S FIRST CHRISTMAS STORE Corner
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Christmas Store Closes

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Smethport's Kittredge Opera House burned to the ground in a tragic FIRE November 28, 1898 but you can CLICK on the DOOR and GO INSIDE!

McKean County Miner 10/14/1880   Kittredge's Opera House building outshines any wooden structure in the Northern tier of counties.  Everbody says it is a beauty, and we acquiesce most heartily in this opinion.

Street Map

photo credit: Tannyah Merrick


view of Mechanic from atop the Opera HouseMechanic Street looking southENTER the Kittredge Opera HouseNW corner of Mechanic & Main St.west on Main Streetwest on Main Streeteast on Main Street see Mechanic Street south Mechanic Street south view from top of Opera Houe looking south to Mechanic Street east on Main east on Main west on Main Street corner of Norht Mechanic & Main ENTER Opera House