The current Rohs Opera House (pronounced ROSS) opened in 1941 with a showing of Down Argentine Way. Ticket price was $.05 for adults. It was originally built in 1871 as Aeolian Hall, a live production theatre located on the second floor. A silent movie projector was eventually added to bring “movies” to Cynthiana. In 1941, the “new” Rohs Opera House was added to the building by H. A. Rohs and his son Karle. These men are the grandfather and great grandfather of the actor Chris O’Donnel. Today, Rohs host moves, live events, and is known to be haunted. Some of the activity reported includes an “Angry Man”, A Lady In White, and “Two children who run and play”. My wife and I are a husband/wife paranormal investigation team who go by the name “Wiccked Paranormal”. We recently stayed the night there and caught some interesting things on our DVR and in photos.
(Submitted by Dallas L.)
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- 133 E Pike St.
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- 38.3886776, -84.29640799999999
- Harrison County, Kentucky
- Nearest Towns:
- Cynthiana, KY (0.2 mi.)
Millersburg, KY (10.1 mi.)
Berry, KY (10.3 mi.)
Paris, KY (12.6 mi.)
Sadieville, KY (13.1 mi.)
Carlisle, KY (15.5 mi.)
Corinth, KY (16.3 mi.)
Mount Olivet, KY (17.2 mi.)
Georgetown, KY (18.8 mi.)
North Middletown, KY (19.6 mi.)
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