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Redwood City in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alhambra Theater

 
 
Alhambra Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 2, 2013
1. Alhambra Theater Marker
Inscription. The finest playhouse between San Francisco and San Jose opened here January 20, 1896. In 1921, the building was purchased by Redwood City Masonic Lodge which was instituted August 28, 1863.
 
Erected 1967 by Redwood City Lodge No. 168, F.& A.M.
 
Location. 37° 29.159′ N, 122° 13.567′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Main Street south of Broadway Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 839 Main Street, Redwood City CA 94063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eureka Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Diller-Chamberlain Gen. Store/American Hotel-American House/Sequoia Hotel/Bank of San Mateo County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pioneer Store (about 400 feet away); Embarcadero Turning Basin Site (about 400 feet away); Redwood City War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Diller's Island (about 800 feet away); Fire Station No. 1 (about 800 feet away); Former Site of Sequoia High School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Redwood City.
 
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Alhambra Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 2, 2013
2. Alhambra Theater Marker
The marker is located in the shadow of the tree, below the light, between the grey and beige paint schemes.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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