Stuart in Martin County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
of Historic Places
Built in 1926
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 27° 11.958′ N, 80° 15.263′ W. Marker is in Stuart, Florida, in Martin County. Marker is on SW Flagler Avenue east of SW St. Lucie Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 59 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart FL 34994, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Passengers, Pay Phones and a Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Stuart Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); A Great Place for a Vacation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Stuart is burning down!" (about 500 feet away); Hello Girls! (about 500 feet away); Martin County Courthouse (approx. Ό mile away); Martin County Court House (approx. Ό mile away); A Healing Sanitarium (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stuart.
Regarding Lyric Theatre.
The $100,000 theatre opened in March of 1926 with an overture on the new $15,000 organ played by Mrs. Hancock [wife of theater builder and owner John Hancock], dedicatory remarks by the president of the Civitan Club, and a performance of Scotch songs between the two feature films.
Also see . . .
1. Lyric Theatre (PDF). National Register nomination and photographs submitted for the theater. (National Archives and Records Administration) (Submitted on March 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. The Lyric Theatre. The theater's home page, which contains an extensive narrative of its history (including a "backstage angel" who donated $500,000 for much-needed repairs during the COVID pandemic). (Submitted on March 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.