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Historic Playmakers Theatre

122 East Cameron Ave | Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Built in 1851 as Smith Hall, this Greek-revival structure was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974. It was designed by renowned 19th century architect Alexander Jackson Davis. During the Civil War, the Union Army briefly stabled horses here. Originally built as a library and ballroom, it served briefly for classes and was converted to a theater in 1924, the first state university building dedicated to American folk dramatic art.

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