The Dunbar Theatre

The Dunbar Theatre (HM1JM7)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19146 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 56.669', W 75° 9.924'

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Erected here by Black bankers, this theater was home to the Lafayette Players, popular vaudeville entertainers. Later bought by white interests and renamed the Lincoln, it hosted major Black performers from the 1920s into the 1940s.
HM NumberHM1JM7
Year Placed1991
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485870 N 4421608
Decimal Degrees39.94448333, -75.16540000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.669', W 75° 9.924'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 40.14" N, 75° 9' 55.44" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 S Broad St, Philadelphia PA 19146, US
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