California Historical Landmarks in Nevada County

California Historical Landmark 863
Nevada Theatre
401 Broad Street
Nevada City
Built 1865

Nevada Theatre in Nevada City, California
Nevada Theatre in Nevada City, California
14 December 2005
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Nevada Theatre

California's oldest existing theatre building, 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 Registered Historical Landmark No. 863

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Historical Landmarks and Liberal Arts Commissions of Nevada County Historical, April 27, 1974.

The Nevada Theatre is also listing 73000417 in the National Register of Historic Places.

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