California's First Theatre
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Stephanie C
Diamond Springs, CA270 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Solo
Great spot to soak in some ambiance in the area. Take a minute to read all the signage and enjoy to garden.
Written 24 March 2019
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misopiso88
Seattle, WA25,077 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Solo
The Theater is a beautifully preserved building right near the wharf. It was not open to go in when we walked by but we could peak through the windows and see. Worth taking a stroll by is you are in the neighborhood.
Written 16 September 2018
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mrapp321
Orange, CA6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
We stumbled upon this while walking around the nearby area and we were so happy to find it. You can only see it from the outside but it is still pretty neat to see.
Written 20 February 2017
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northernk
Phoenix, AZ13,314 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2015 • Couples
Only takes a moment of your walking tour but cool that the First Theatre ... extremely tiny room theatre that is ... is still around to view. Take a moment to gander.
Written 21 January 2016
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mini
Fremont, CA206,958 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2016 • Couples
We went to see and read the historical plaque at Caliornia's First Theatre. It is located in the Monterey State Historic Park.

Jack Swan built the adobe theater in 1846-47. It was used as a lodging house and tavern. It was used as a theatre in 1850 when US army officers from Colonel Stevenson's New York Volunteers produced plays and showed them there for a fee.

The First Theatre will take a few minutes to see. If one wants to see more of the historical buildings in Monterey State Historic Park it can take several hours.
Written 3 January 2016
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QuickWhitTravel
Washington DC, DC3,793 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Friends
This bit of history is very cool and still significant today. In a state known for its entertainment industry, this is an amazing landmark as to where it all began!
Written 28 December 2015
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TimSamsTravelUSA
Viera, FL339 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2015 • Couples
Look like a neat building from the outside. It wasn't on the tour we took but heard about it from other people. I wish we could of got inside.
Written 19 July 2015
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helmut s
Monterey, CA14 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2012
The picture doesn't show the theater, it's a block up the hill and has been closed for many years now. The location is Scott and Pacific Street.

Written 21 December 2012
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R E K
Aptos, California, United States74 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
It's a great place to see a play (mostly revivals of old plays) Small and cozy. There are occasional concerts and other events held in the theater.
Written 20 November 2012
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Dunn45
Draper, UT1,433 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2012 • Couples
I am so glad that we have historic buildings. We need to keep them!! I wish that I could have gone inside. Downtown Monterey has many cool, old buildings.
Written 4 August 2012
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