#0863 Nevada Theatre


#0863 Nevada Theatre

Site information:

401 Broad St, Nevada City


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

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.

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

Registered 9/13/1973