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

Site of Mobile's First Theater

 
 
Site of Mobile's First Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Site of Mobile's First Theater Marker
Inscription.
Erected in 1824 N. M. Ludlow
whence Theater Street
derives its name

 
Erected 1939 by the Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
 
Location. 30° 41.294′ N, 88° 2.376′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Theatre Street and South Royal Street, on the right when traveling west on Theatre Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 South Royal Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Revolutionary War at Mobile (a few steps from this marker); L'Arbre de Pau (a few steps from this marker); Mobile's First Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); How Big was the Original Fort Condé? (within shouting distance of this marker); "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church (about 500 feet away); City Hall (about 500 feet away); Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Also see . . .  More about Noah Ludlow. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Former location of the first theater in Mobile. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. Former location of the first theater in Mobile.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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