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San Rafael in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Belrose Theater

 
 
The Belrose Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 9, 2013
1. The Belrose Theater Marker
Inscription.  
In 1976
the Cultural Affairs Commission
designated this building,
by virtue of its Gothic window,
historically & culturally
of major significance.
In 1913 St. Matthew's
German Evangelical Church
built this structure
at a cost of $5,000.
The Trinity Lutheran Church
bought it in 1942.
The Belrose Family purchased
the building in 1962 to serve
as a community theater,
a theatrical school, & as
the Belrose home.
A theatrical shop was added in 1981. "The Belrose" was restored & renovated in 1988 to preserve it, enhance its charm, value & service to the community.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
 
Location. 37° 58.468′ N, 122° 31.953′ W. Marker is in San Rafael, California, in Marin County. Marker is on 5th Avenue near E Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1415 5th Avenue, San Rafael CA 94901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. How San Rafael Got Its Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Falkirk Community Cultural Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James M. Donahue Ferry Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gate House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission San Rafael Arcangel (approx. ¼ mile away); Marin (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Mission San Rafael Arcangel (approx. ¼ mile away); Bradford House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Rafael.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located to the immediate left of the building's entrance.
 
The Belrose Theater Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 9, 2013
2. The Belrose Theater Dedication Plaque
The Belrose Theater and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 9, 2013
3. The Belrose Theater and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 22, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.   2. submitted on March 23, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.   3. submitted on March 22, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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