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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bailey Theater

c. 1916

 
 
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1. Bailey Theater Marker
Inscription.  Movie theater built in the Arts and Crafts style by the Mayer family. First known as the "Palace Theater". Home to "silent" movies and later "speaking" films until about 1975. High school commencements were held here prior to 1927.
 
Erected by City of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
 
Location. 31° 7.653′ N, 92° 3.927′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on East Odgen Street near North Main Street (Louisiana Highway 107/115), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 E Ogden St, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding Of Marksville (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Horace Ducote Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Solomon Northup, "Twelve Years a Slave" (within
Bailey Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Bailey Theater Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Mayer Hotel Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Laborde Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Bowie Knife (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); Auguste Voinche Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2016. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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