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The Little Theatre

 
 
The Little Theatre Marker. image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. The Little Theatre Marker.
Inscription. The Little Theatre, circa 1860, is the oldest structure on the Fisk University campus. Erected as part of a Union Army hospital barracks during the Civil War, it was known as the "Railroad Hospital." The interior was remodeled for use as the Fisk campus theater in 1935.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 121.)
 
Location. 36° 9.983′ N, 86° 48.299′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 18th Street North and Jackson Street, on the right when traveling north on 18th Street North. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Fisk University. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carl Van Vechten Art Gallery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fisk University (within shouting distance of this marker); Hulda Margaret Lyttle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Talley-Brady Hall (about 300 feet away); Thomas W. Talley (about 300 feet away); Cravath Hall (about
The Little Theatre Marker. image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. The Little Theatre Marker.
300 feet away); Arna Wendell Bontemps (about 400 feet away); Academic Building At Fisk University (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
The Little Theatre Marker. image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. The Little Theatre Marker.
The Little Theatre. image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
4. The Little Theatre.
Markers placed on the Little Theatre. image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
5. Markers placed on the Little Theatre.
Metropolitan Historical Commission, Architectural Award. Marker placed on the building by the Fisk Class of 1932.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,367 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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