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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Staub's Theatre

 
 
Staub's Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, May 31, 2018
1. Staub's Theatre Marker
Inscription. Built on this spot by Peter Staub, native of Switzerland, and opened October 1, 1872. In excellence and popularity it rivaled theatres of New Orleans and Richmond. Adolph Ochs, later publisher of New York Times, was its first chief usher.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 28.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.756′ N, 83° 54.995′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and South Gay Street, on the right when traveling east on Cumberland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 South Gay Street, Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tennessee Barn Dance (here, next to this marker); Death of General William P. Sanders (a few steps from this marker); The Knoxville Girl (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Knox County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Knox County World War II Memorial (about 400
Staub's Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, May 31, 2018
2. Staub's Theatre Marker
Marker is attached to the retaining wall between the black traffic light pole and the grey street light pole. The First Tennessee building is in the background.
feet away); Treaty of the Holston (about 400 feet away); Knoxville: A Divided City (about 500 feet away); White's Mill (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Peter Staub. (Submitted on June 13, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
2. Adolph Ochs. (Submitted on June 13, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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