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Vallejo in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Empress Theater

Vallejo Celebrates Its Downtown History

 
 
Empress Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, December 14, 2016
1. Empress Theater Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1911 it was to be "...one of the prettiest small theaters on the coast". Admission to vaudeville acts was 10¢ to 30¢. The theater underwent frequent name changes, including The Fox Senator. By the 1920s musical comedies and eventually talking movies became the popular mode of entertainment.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 38° 6.124′ N, 122° 15.442′ W. Marker is in Vallejo, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Virginia Street near Marin Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 328 Virginia Street, Vallejo CA 94590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Power & Fleming Grocers (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Catholic Church (about 300 feet away); The Alibi Clock (about 300 feet away); Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum (about 400 feet away); Red Men's Hall (about
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700 feet away); Vallejo As State Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Vincent Ferrer Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vallejo.
 
Empress Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Diane Phillips
2. Empress Theater Marker
Additional marker to the left of the theater in the sidewalk.
Empress Theater and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, December 14, 2016
3. Empress Theater and Marker
Empress Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Diane Phillips
4. Empress Theater Marker
The additional marker to the left of the theater in the sidewalk.
Empress Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, December 14, 2016
5. Empress Theater Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on July 20, 2020, by Diane Phillips of Pittsburg, California.   3. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   4. submitted on July 20, 2020, by Diane Phillips of Pittsburg, California.   5. submitted on December 16, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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