DeLand in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected by the West Volusia Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, West Volusia Historical Society marker series.
Location. 29° 1.679′ N, 81° 18.174′ W. Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on East New York Avenue (State Road 44) east of Woodland Boulevard (U.S. 17 / 92), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is mounted on the outside of the building, facing the sidewalk.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dreka Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller-Fish Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1883 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Haven Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Public Building (about 400 feet away); Landis-Fish Building (about 500 feet away); First Movie House (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in DeLand.
Regarding Dreka Theater. The former theater is a commercial/retail building, and at the time of this marker's submission to the database, the building was vacant.
To learn more about the department store of which the theater was a namesake, see Dreka Building under "Other nearby markers" above.
Categories. • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.