DeLand in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Movie House
Erected by the West Volusia Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, West Volusia Historical Society marker series.
Location. 29° 1.745′ N, 81° 18.221′ W. Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on West Indiana Avenue west of North Woodland Boulevard (U.S. 17/92), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the side of the building, to the right of the storefront windows at 103 West Indiana Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 West Indiana Avenue, Deland FL 32720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The First Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Landis-Fish Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First Commercial Store (within shouting distance of this marker); First Public Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Haven Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Grocery Stores (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox Saloon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Volusia County Historic Courthouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeLand.
More about this marker. At the time of this page's submission to the database, the site of the first movie house is occupied by Cress Restaurant. The building is located in the Downtown DeLand Historic District (a National Historic District).
Categories. • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 440 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.