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Old Lobero Theatre

 
 
Old Lobero Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. Old Lobero Theatre Marker
Inscription. Jose Lobero opened the region's first legitimate theatre on this site February 22, 1873. For many years the old theatre was the center of social life in Santa Barbara. A new Lobero Theatre, opened in 1924 on the same site, continues to serve the cultural interests of the area.
 
Erected 1974 by State Deparment of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the County of Santa Barbara, Lobero Theatre Foundation, and Tierra De Oro Parlor No. 304, N.D.G.W. (Marker Number 361.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 25.286′ N, 119° 41.99′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Canon Perdido Street and Anacapa Street, on the right when traveling west on East Canon Perdido Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jose Lobero's Opera House (here, next to this marker); The Oreña Adobe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hill-Carrillo Adobe
Old Lobero Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
2. Old Lobero Theatre
The Nearby Marker "Old Lobero Theatre" is visible over the center entrance door.
(about 500 feet away); De La Guerra Plaza (about 500 feet away); Site of Royal Spanish Presidio (about 500 feet away); The Rochin Adobe (about 700 feet away); Rochin-Birabent Adobe (about 700 feet away); Santa Barbara Presidio (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentHispanic Americans
 
Ticket Office image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
3. Ticket Office
Lobero Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
4. Lobero Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 16, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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