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Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Professional Theater

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. First Professional Theater Marker
Inscription.  Site of the "first' Professional Theater in Providence from August 6, 1795- September 23, 1832
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 41° 49.32′ N, 71° 24.81′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Mathewson Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on a sign post next to Grace Episcopal Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Annye (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Repentance for Slavery (about 600 feet away); Beneficent Congregational Church (about 600 feet away); Styles (about 700 feet away); Stephanie and Ashley (about 700 feet away); The Puritan and the Indian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas A. Doyle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fountain Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
First Professional Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. First Professional Theater Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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