Historic Markers Across Alabama

The Montgomery Theater

Marker ID: UDC 
Location: at the intersection of North Perry Street and Monroe Street, Montgomery, Alabama
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.702    W 086° 18.461
  32.37836666    -86.30768333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


On a wall in this building,
"The Montgomery Theater"
Dan Emmett
first inscribed the score of Dixie
for his minstrel orchestra.
H.F. Arnold
arranged it for band music and used it at
the inauguration of
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederacy.
February 18, 1861

Erected 1928 by Sophie Bibb Chapter, U.D.C.

End of The Montgomery Theater