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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Majestic Theater

 
 
The Majestic Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 27, 2010
1. The Majestic Theater Marker
Inscription. opened in 1925 as a vaudeville and silent movie theater. It was the site of many important White House Press conferences during the Administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, as well as the world premiere of the movie "Gettysburg." The Majestic has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 39° 49.908′ N, 77° 13.863′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Street (Business U.S. 15) and Racehorse Alley, on the right when traveling north on Carlisle Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gettysburg R.R. Depot (a few steps from this marker); "It seemed so awful..." (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Maryland Station (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sheads-Buehler Building (within shouting distance of this marker); "by the skin of our teeth" (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Square Building (within shouting
The Majestic Theater image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, August 9, 2011
2. The Majestic Theater
Marker can be seen on front facade of the theater at about eye level on this photograph taken from across the street.
distance of this marker); "... It was enough to frighten us to death!" (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
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The Majestic Theater image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 27, 2010
3. The Majestic Theater
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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