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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Taylor Opera House

 
 
Taylor Opera House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Taylor Opera House Marker
Inscription. Trenton’s first theater, built here in 1867, presented everyone from Mark Twain and Ethel Barrymore to George M. Cohan before its 1921 conversion to a movie and vaudeville palace as the Capital Theatre. Governors George B. McClellan (1877) and Woodrow Wilson (1910) were both nominated and inaugurated here.
 
Erected 1990 by Kiwanis Club of Trenton.
 
Location. 40° 13.173′ N, 74° 45.841′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street and Windsor Alley, on the right when traveling north on South Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old City Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); First Presbyterian Churchyard (about 300 feet away); Rev. John Rosbrugh (about 300 feet away); Trenton YMCA (about 400 feet away); Washington’s Triumphal Arch (about 400 feet away); Mahlon Stacy’s Grist Mill (about 600 feet away); The Second Battle of Trenton (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
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Taylor Opera House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Taylor Opera House Marker
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,387 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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