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Franklin, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lyons State Theatre

 
 
Lyons State Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Lyons State Theatre Marker
Inscription.  
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
circa 1937

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 36° 40.548′ N, 76° 55.259′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 258) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 S Main St, Franklin VA 23851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Flood of September 1999 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin (about 500 feet away); Recovery and Progress (about 600 feet away); The Age of Gasoline (about 600 feet away); "Can't Is Not in the Camp's Vocabulary" (about 600 feet away); War Comes to the Blackwater (about 600 feet away); The Age of Steam
Lyons State Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
2. Lyons State Theatre
The building is currently home to Jesus is Lord Move of God Apostolic Ministries.
(about 600 feet away); The Barretts: A Franklin Pioneer Family (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Additional comments.
1. Franklin Historic District
The building is a contributing structure to the Franklin Historic District National Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.
    — Submitted January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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