DeLand in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected by the West Volusia Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, West Volusia Historical Society marker series.
Location. 29° 1.679′ N, 81° 18.174′ W. Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on East New York Avenue (State Road 44) east of Woodland Boulevard (U.S. 17 / 92), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the outside of the building, facing the sidewalk.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dreka Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller-Fish Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1883 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Haven Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Public Building (about 400 feet away); Landis-Fish Building (about 500 feet away); First Movie House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeLand.
Regarding Dreka Theater. The former theater is a commercial/retail building, and at the time of this marker's submission to the database, the building was vacant.
To learn more about the department store of which the theater was a namesake, see Dreka Building under "Other nearby markers" above.
Categories. • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.