‘I’ve always thought it was the focal point of downtown.’ - Sammy Way, The Sumter Item archivist and Sumter historian

'A little gem of a place': Sumter Opera House, beacon of downtown, celebrates 125 years

By KAYLA GREEN
kayla@theitem.com
Posted 1/14/20

Through downward economic turns and revitalization, fires and modernization, one building has remained, a testament towering above downtown.

The Sumter Opera House is celebrating its 125th …

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