Flashback: Wagner Memorial Auditorium

This undated photo of the Wagner Memorial Auditorium at 639 West Main St. faces west. The auditorium was dedicated in September, 1939 as part of the new Monroe Junior High School. The school building cost just under $135,000, of which $30,000 was donated outright by Frank Wagner to construct this auditorium in the memory of his father, George Wagner, who had died in 1931.
The auditorium was recently renamed the Wagner Performing Arts Center and is currently undergoing renovations.
Monroe Historical Society Photo 1161. If you know more about this picture, please contact the Monroe Historical Society at (360) 217-7223.


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