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California's First Theatre

Monterey State Historic Park, Scott and Pacific Sts., Monterey, CA
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Ranked #41 of 56 Attractions in Monterey
Most recent review
- Dec 21, 2012
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Monterey, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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166 reviews 166 reviews
67 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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