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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Theater

 
 
The First Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. The First Theater Marker
Inscription.
The First Theater
Site of Allen's Opera House
a frame structure, 100 feet by 60 feet
seating up to 1500
Abner E. Allen, proprietor
Opened September 3, 1874
Destroyed by fire January 21, 1881

 
Erected 2006 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.799′ N, 79° 14.352′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and Spring Street, on the right when traveling west on East 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 East 3rd Street, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Furniture Factory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Ahlstrom Piano Company (about 300 feet away); The Jamestown Academy (about 300 feet away); Chautauqua County Political Equality Club (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Lucille Ball (about 400 feet away); "Allen's Opera House" (about 500 feet away); First Woolen Mill (about 500 feet away); Great Fire of 1861 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
The First Theater Marker & Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. The First Theater Marker & Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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