Details for Jefferson Theatre

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5245010537


Marker Number 10537
Atlas Number 5245010537
Marker Title Jefferson Theatre
Index Entry Jefferson Theatre
Address 345 Fannin St.
City Beaumont
County Jefferson
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 394016
UTM Northing 3328416
Subject Codes opera houses and theatre
Marker Year 1978
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Built in 1927 by the Jefferson Amusement Company, this theatre quickly became a landmark in downtown Beaumont. Emile Weil, Inc., a New Orleans architectural firm, designed the structure. The interior is a showcase of fine materials and workmanship, with marble staircases and Spanish-style decoration. In addition to motion pictures, the Jefferson Theatre featured dramatic stage productions, vaudeville shows, and other live entertainment. Incise in base: Marker sponsor: Sabine Area Chapter, SPEBSQSA

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