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Rogers in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Victory Theater

 
 
Victory Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2015
1. Victory Theater Marker
Inscription.

The Rogers Victory Theater
Opened Monday, December 5, 1927, to a packed crowd of 750.
First Production: "American Beauty"
Notable Performers Over the Years:
Will Rogers, Conway Twitty
Designed by A.O. Clarke
Built by John Myler
It was the second theater in Rogers.
It was the first to have a fire proof projection booth.
The sound system was added in 1929 for "talking pictures".
First air-conditioned building in Rogers.
10,526 square feet - $35,000 original cost
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This property has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
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Victory Theater Renovation
1927 - 2000
Rogers Little Theater
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Victory Theater
Purchased by the City of Rogers
August 15, 2008

 
Erected by Rogers Noon Rotary Club / Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Dept of Arkansas Heritage / Rogers Little Theater / City of Rogers.
 
Location. 36° 19.952′ 
Victory Theater NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2015
2. Victory Theater NRHP Marker
N, 94° 7.057′ W. Marker is in Rogers, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on 2nd Street south of Walnut Street (Arkansas Route 12), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114-118 South 2nd Street, Rogers AR 72756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daisy Airgun Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Arvest Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harris Baking Company (about 300 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Historic Rogers Post Office Building (about 600 feet away); F-101B Voodoo (approx. 2.7 miles away); All Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cross Hollows (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rogers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Victory Theater History. (Submitted on November 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Victory Theater History. (Submitted on November 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. About the Victory Theater. (Submitted on November 18, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentMan-Made Features
 
Victory Theater Renovation Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2015
3. Victory Theater Renovation Marker
Victory Theater and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 1, 2015
4. Victory Theater and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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