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Eastland in Eastland County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Connellee - Majestic Theatre

 
 
Connellee - Majestic Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, January 22, 2018
1. Connellee - Majestic Theatre Marker
Inscription. Built in 1920 by C.U. Connellee, the “Father of Eastland”, this theatre hosted numerous road shows, musical performances, and plays, and was a noted showplace for many years. Purchased by Interstate Theatres in 1946, the building was remodeled for use as a movie theatre and renamed Majestic. Exhibiting Art Moderne elements, the theatre features a stuccoed facade, a bank of six entry doors, and a marquee, which was added in 1946.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1040.)
 
Location. 32° 24.139′ N, 98° 49.15′ W. Marker is in Eastland, Texas, in Eastland County. Marker can be reached from N. Lamar Street north of W. Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 N. Lamar St, Eastland TX 76448, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Last Mob Lynching in the State of Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Salmon / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eastland County World War I Memorial (about 400 feet
Connellee - Majestic Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, January 22, 2018
2. Connellee - Majestic Theatre Marker
away); Eastland County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Eastland (about 500 feet away); Early Banking in Eastland (about 500 feet away); The Bankhead Highway (about 500 feet away); First Christian Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eastland.
 
More about this marker. Stenciled on the bottom border of the marker is the following: “Acquired by the Eastland Fine Arts Association in 1987”.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Majestic Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, January 22, 2018
3. The Majestic Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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