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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Government Street, Pensacola FL 32502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Dudley Chipley (within shouting distance of this marker); Finding 1821 (within shouting distance of this marker); Trenches & Trous-de-Loup (within shouting distance
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Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
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of this marker); A Spanish Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer's Room and Kitchen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Transfer of Spanish Florida to the United States (about 300 feet away); Gen. Andrew Jackson (about 300 feet away); Stop and Smell the Roses (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pensacola.
 
Also see . . .  Pensapedia Wiki entry. (Submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Marker area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 10, 2014
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Crowd outside Opera House image. Click for full size.
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4. Crowd outside Opera House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022