Sandusky in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The building was erected by William F. Seitz and his sons as a complete amusement center in 1928-1929. Movies and vaudeville were on the first floor, and a bowling alley and billiard parlor were in the basement.
Through the years, many important acts have been presented on this stage including: the Grand Ole Opry, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, Louis Armstrong and Bill Cosby.
The auditorium has been completely restored to its original glory.
Erected by Sandusky Main Street Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 41° 27.416′ N, 82° 42.744′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on Columbus Ave, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Columbus Ave, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donahue Hardware (within shouting distance of Hubbard Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jay Cooke (within shouting distance of this marker); G.A. Boeckling Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad (about 400 feet away); The Hinde & Dauch Paper Company (about 600 feet away); Sandusky / Erie County (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Boy with the Boot (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandusky.
Also see . . .
1. State Theatre. (Submitted on May 26, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.)
2. June 10 2020 - Severe thunderstorm obliterated downtown Sandusky's most iconic building. (Submitted on August 1, 2021, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.