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California Theater - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
N 37° 47.445 W 122° 24.287
10S E 552406 N 4182765
Quick Description: Site of the California Theater
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2008 11:12:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM37KX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 13

Long Description:
"On this site on January 18, 1869, the California Theatre, built by William C. Ralston, opened with the following stock company: John McCullough, Lawrence Barrett, Harry Edwards, Willie Edouin, E. B. Holmes, William Mastayer, John T. Raymond, W. F. Burroughs, W. H. Sadley Smith, John Wilson, Edward J. Buckley, Mrs. Judah Emelie Melville, Elizabeth Saunders, Annette Ince, Marie E. Gordon, Sophie Edwin, Minnie Walton, and Julia Buckley. Among artists who played here were Charles W. Couldock, Edwin Adams, John Broughan, Edwin Booth, Barton Hill, Walter Montgomery, Mrs. D. P. Bowers, Adelaide Neilson, and Lotta Crabtree. This theater remained a brilliant center of drama until August 11, 1888."
Marker Number: 86.00

Marker Name: California Theater

County: San Francisco

Has Official CA Plaque: no

430 Bush St between Kearny and Grant, San Francisco

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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