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Building Name

Savannah Theatre


Savannah Theatre Plaque, Savannah, GA.

This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series.

The plaque reads as :

" This theatre is the oldest in active use in the United States. Built by the eminent architect Jay Opened Dec.4, 1818 with the Comedy "Soldier's Daughter" and a Farce "Raising The Wind" Within these walls have played the greatest dramatic and operatic stars of the world [D.A.R. Emblem]

[Lower Plaque]: Savannah Theatre was re-modeled and re-opened October 21, 1950

Placed By The Bonatenture Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Latitude, Longitude

32.07585000, -81.09256667

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Savannah Theatre Plaque; Savannah Theatre; Jay-architect; Oldest theatre; Chatham County (Ga.); Plaques --- Georgia --- Savannah --- Chatham County.


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