Järlepa Manor (Jerlep) was founded after 1688. The present building was erected in 1804 in a classicist style. It was devastated during the uprising in 1905 but later restored. During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, the manor house was used as the office of a collective farm. The most famous resident of the manor was dramatist August von Kotzebue who acquired the estate in 1804. During his time, a small theatre was put up at the estate and Kotzebue's plays were often performed.

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Founded: 1804
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Pargi 4, Järlepa küla, Juuru, Raplamaa 59.136742, 24.930253‎ 59° 8' 12.27", 24° 55' 48.91" В 1799 году мызу Ярлепа приобрёл Отто Вильгельм фон Крузенштерн (известный мореплаватель, дядя Адама Йохана фон Крузенштерна), которого считают праотцом семейства ветви Ярлепа. В руках Крузенштернов мыза находилась до 1928 года (с небольшими перерывами). В 1804 году популярный и плодовитый писатель Август фон Котцебу, женился на дочери О. В. Крузенштерна, Вильгельмине Фредерике, и переехал жить вместе со своей женой в Ярлепа. Именно в это время был достроен господский дом, где А. Фон Коцебу начал ставить свои театральные постановки. Ко дню их свадьбы была написана первая пьеса. После этого, театральные постановки стали регулярными. Усадьба Ярлепа была домом для Коцебу всего три года. В этот период Ярлепа привлекала внимание даже на политической арене. В одной из немецких газет, которая вышла в 1805 году, он раскрыл тайную деятельность губернатора и его приблеженных. В статье он анализировал деятельность губернатора и беспокойство крестьян в эстонской губернии. Эта статья вызвала большой переполох и недовольство. Власти губернии начали следить за творчеством Коцебу, так как они начали сомневаться в том, что все постановки, которые проходят в Ярелепа, были просмотрены цензорами. Переполох вызвало само появление «дворового театра» в Ярлепа (так называл его сам Коцебу), где была поставлена комедия в трёх действиях, под названием «DieOrganiedesOchiris». В новом театре прошла премьера комедии. Участие в постановке комедии приняли члены семьи Крузенштернов, их родственники и местные дворяне. Организованный Коцебу дворовой театр, можно считать одним из первых театров, а также не вызывает сомнений то, что театр Коцебу был первым деревенским театром. Нужно упомянуть, что первый профессиональный театр образовался в Таллинне в 1795-1798 годах, который развился после того, как Коцебу организовал свою труппу.
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