Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1736/02/12 Dock Street Theatre presents 'The Recruiting Officer,' by George Farhquar
1740/00/00 Dock Street Theatre most likely burns down during the Great Fire of 1740
1809/00/00 Alexander Calder constructs the main portion of the building as the Planter's Hotel
1838/00/00 Junius Brutus Booth Junius Brutus Booth allegedly tries to kill his manager at the Planters Hotel
1855/00/00 Maybe the front entrance was added by J W Gamble
1935/00/00 DuBose Heyward Work DuBose Heyward helps to restore the Dock Street Theatre and becomes the resident playwright
1937/11/26 Dock Street Theatre re-opens with a production of 'The Recruiting Officer,' by George Farhquar

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Particulars for Dock Street Theatre:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Federal
Other Description Federal transitional
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hotel
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 19th June 1973

Registry Name: Dock Street Theatre
Registry Address: 135 Church St.
Registry Number: 73001684
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Federal
Attribute: Federal transitional
Contributing Buildings: 5
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: c 1809
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel, Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Museum Multiple dwelling

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