Friday, April 26, 2013

California Historical Landmark #863

Nevada Theatre
California State Historical Landmark #863

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This plaque is located at 401 Broad Street, Nevada City, California. There are 20 other California State Historical Landmarks in Nevada County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 39° 15.771 W 121° 01.202.

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California Historical Landmark #863

California's oldest existing structure erected as a theater, the Nevada, opened September 9, 1865. Celebrities such as Mark Twain, Jack London, and Emma Nevada have appeared on its stage. Closed in 1957, the theatre was later purchased through public donations and reopened May 17, 1968 to again serve the cultural needs of the community.

California Historical Landmark #863

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