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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Montgomery Theater

 
 
The Montgomery Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
1. The Montgomery Theater Marker
Inscription.
On a wall in this building,
"The Montgomery Theater"
Dan Emmett
first inscribed the score of Dixie
for his minstrel orchestra.
H.F. Arnold
arranged it for band music and used it at
the inauguration of
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederacy.
February 18, 1861

 
Erected 1928 by Sophie Bibb Chapter, U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 22.702′ N, 86° 18.461′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Perry Street and Monroe Street, on the right when traveling south on North Perry Street. Touch for map. Located on the wall of the building behind the 'Montgomery Theatre' marker. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery Theatre (here, next to this marker); Montgomery City Hall / Funeral for Hank Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernard Whitehurst and the Whitehurst Case / Montgomery: Learning From the Past (about 500 feet away, measured in
The Montgomery Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
2. The Montgomery Theater Marker
Marker is on the wall between the windows.
a direct line); Elijah Cook / City of Montgomery v. Rosa Parks (about 500 feet away); Chrisí Hot Dogs (about 500 feet away); Montgomery's Slave Depots/Montgomery's Slave Traders (about 500 feet away); The Lightning Route / Central Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Telegram Which Began War Between The States / Winter Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  Songwriters Hall of Fame on Daniel Emmett. (Submitted on March 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil
 
The Montgomery Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
3. The Montgomery Theater Marker
Marker can be seen on the wall behind the 'Montgomery Theatre' marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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