Lewisburg in Marshall County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Dixie has been on the square since 1913, first as a movie theater, and then since 1994 as the home of Marshall County Community Theatre as a performing arts center.
Class of 2015-2016
Erected by Leadership Marshall Class of 2015-16.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
Location. 35° 27.007′ N, 86° 47.298′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Tennessee, in Marshall County. Marker is on West Church Street west of North 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 W Church St, Lewisburg TN 37091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War in Marshall County (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshall County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Historic Ladies Rest Room (within shouting distance of this marker); Abner Houston (within shouting distance of this Desert Shield / Desert Storm Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 1949 Whiteway Lighting System (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of Lewisburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marshall County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
Regarding Dixie Theater. The theater was listed on the National Register in October 2021. The nomination form is not yet available online.
Also see . . . Celebrating 100 years of the Dixie... Marshall Country Community Theatre website entry:
M.P. Boyd opened the Dixie Theatre on the east side of Lewisburg's town square in 1913. Twenty years later, it moved to its current home on the square's north side. (Marshall County Community Theatre) (Submitted on March 28, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.