Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pensacola in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Pensacola Opera House

1883 - 1917

 
 
Site of Pensacola Opera House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
1. Site of Pensacola Opera House Marker
Inscription. Here appeared Sarah Bernhardt, John Drew, Grace George, Billie Burke, Lillian Russell, Maude Adams, Anna Pavlova, Richard Mansfield, Mrs. Fiske, Mme. Modjeska, Amelia Bingham, Sousa's Band, etc.

Brick and iron balcony rail in present Saenger Theatre. Built by D.F. Sullivan; A.V. Clubbs; contractors: Theodore Weber, artist.
 
Erected 1955 by the Pensacola Historical Society.
 
Location. 30° 24.558′ N, 87° 12.813′ W. Marker is in Pensacola, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and East Government Street, on the right when traveling north on South Jefferson Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Government Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Dudley Chipley (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to Florida’s History (within shouting distance of this marker); The Life and Legacy of T. T. Wentworth, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Pensacola - Archaeology Brings History to Life (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Andrew Jackson
Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
2. Marker area
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The End of the Colonial Era in Florida (about 300 feet away); The Commanding Officer's Compound (about 400 feet away); Gen. Andrew Jackson Residence (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .  Pensapedia Wiki entry. (Submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
3. Marker area
Crowd outside Opera House image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Crowd outside Opera House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement