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California's First Theatre

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Address: Monterey State Historic Park, Scott and Pacific Sts., Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831/375-4916
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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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Larkspur, California
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Larkspur, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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.

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Monterey, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 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.

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Aptos, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

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.

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

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.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Although California History is a bit later than the history of the rest of the country, Monterey was California's first Capitol. Although currently closed, this site is open during Monterey's amazing "Christmas in the Adobes" even, held the first week of December. Period clothing, food, luminarias ... in short? Monterey as it was in the 1860s.

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