Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Opera Houses & Theaters
The opulent Majestic Theater, seating 1500 people and covering half a block, opened at 10th & Commerce Streets in 1910. Patrons at the Majestic enjoyed performances by internationally famous entertainers. A beautiful Fort Worth girl, Ginger Rogers, won a national dance contest on the Majestic stage, starting her on her way to becoming a major movie star.
Bass Performance Hall, opened May 1, 1998, continues Fort Worth’s entertainment tradition.
Erected 2006 by Heritage Trails and Sundance Square. (Marker Number 9.)
Location. 32° 45.281′ N, 97° 19.87′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Hotels (within shouting distance of this marker); Land Title Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gamblers & Gunfights (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blackstone Hotel (about 400 feet away); Morris and Conn Buildings (about 400 feet away); Plaza Hotel Building (about 400 feet away); Amon G. Carter, Sr. (1879-1955) (about 400 feet away); The Wild Bunch (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
Also see . . . Fort Worth Heritage Trails. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Entertainment •
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