Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Theater
Site of Allen's Opera House
a frame structure, 100 feet by 60 feet
seating up to 1500
Abner E. Allen, proprietor
Opened September 3, 1874
Destroyed by fire January 21, 1881
Erected 2006 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Location. 42° 5.799′ N, 79° 14.352′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and Spring Street, on the right when traveling west on East 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 East 3rd Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Furniture Factory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company (about 300 feet away); Chautauqua County Political Equality Club (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Lucille Ball (about 400 feet away); "Allen's Opera House" (about 500 feet away); First Woolen Mill (about 500 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 600 feet away); Jamestown Furniture Exposition Building (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
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