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Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Ritz Theater

 
 
The Ritz Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. The Ritz Theater Marker
Inscription.  Completed in the 1930's by Audie Coggins; later owned and operated by Claude Gentry as the Ritz Theater. The west side was Gentry Insurance. Restored by Wayne Stone in 1981 as Stone's Jewelry & Gifts.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.561′ N, 88° 38.053′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on West Main Street west of North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 W Main St, Baldwyn MS 38824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.P. McWhorter - "The Hardware Man" (here, next to this marker); Joe White's Dollar Store (here, next to this marker); The Opera House (here, next to this marker); 'Pig' McDonald's Barber Shop (a few steps from this marker); Quail Ridge Engineering (a few steps from this marker); Epting's Five and Dime (a few steps from this marker); Wallace White’s Grocery
The Ritz Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. The Ritz Theater Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 'Son' McGee's Grocery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 28, 2021