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Arcata in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Minor Theatre

Classic Commercial Style - 1914

 

— Architect: Franklin Georgeson —

 
Minor Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
1. Minor Theatre Marker
Inscription.  The nation's oldest theatre built for feature films was opened on December 3, 1914, by Isaac Minor with a silent film based on Charles Dickens' "The Chimes" directed by Herbert Blaché starring Tom Terriss.

Arcata Historic Landmark #28
This program is possible through a partnership with property owners, City of Arcata, Arcata Main Street and Historical Sites Society of Arcata
 
Erected by City of Arcata, Arcata Main Street, Historical Sites Society of Arcata. (Marker Number 28.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 40° 52.198′ N, 124° 5.194′ W. Marker is in Arcata, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of H Street and 10th Street, on the left when traveling north on H Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1013 H Street, Arcata CA 95521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Gregg-Wood Party and the Union Company (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Methodist Society on Humboldt Bay
Minor Theatre - view from east image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
2. Minor Theatre - view from east
The marker is visible here just to the left of the theater entrance.
(about 800 feet away); Jacoby's Storehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Curtis (approx. 1½ miles away); Arcata and Mad River Rail Road Company (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hose Company Number 4 (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Carson House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Indian/Gunther Island Site 67 (Tolowot) (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcata.
 
Minor Theatre - view from southeast image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
3. Minor Theatre - view from southeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 511 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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