Reflections by Sammy Way: The Opera House was originally known as Market Hall

By SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item archivist and historian
Posted 8/21/21

Reflections looks back at many transitions undergone by what is known today as the Sumter Opera House. Before Jan. 1, 1856, the name "Sumterville" was attached to a budding village in honor of Gen. Thomas Sumter of Revolutionary War fame; after this …

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