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Jose Lobero's Opera House

1873

 
 
Jose Lobero's Opera House (1873) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. Jose Lobero's Opera House (1873) Marker
Inscription. On this site, February 22, 1873, Jose Lobero, impressario and musician, opened the first legitimate theatre in southern California. The Lobero continues to serve the cultural interests of Santa Barbara one hundred years later.
 
Erected 1973 by Lobero Thearte Foundation, The County of Santa Barbara, Tierra De Oro Parlor No. 304, N.D.G.W. Santa Barbara.
 
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. Old Lobero Theatre (here, next to this marker); The Oreña Adobe (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hill-Carrillo Adobe (about 500 feet away); De La Guerra Plaza (about 500 feet away); Site of Royal Spanish Presidio
Jose Lobero's Opera House (1873) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
2. Jose Lobero's Opera House (1873)
Marker is located above the door.
(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 Offiice image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
3. Ticket Offiice
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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