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Hollister in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

State Theatre

 
 
State Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2012
1. State Theatre Marker
Inscription. The State Theatre opened on July, 25, 1930, featuring The Social Lion. The terrazzo sidewalk is all that remains on the once “handsome theatre.”
 
Location. 36° 50.955′ N, 121° 24.125′ W. Marker is in Hollister, California, in San Benito County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of San Benito and 7th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 San Benitio Street, Hollister CA 95023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Clyde "Wino Willie" Forkner, Jr. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hollister Train Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of San Justo Ranch Home (approx. mile away); Cottage Corners (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of the Tres Pinos Hotel (approx. 6 miles away); 19th Hole Rendevous (approx. 6.2 miles away); Vineyard School (approx. 6.3 miles away); San Juan Pacific Railway (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollister.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
State Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2012
2. State Theatre Marker
The marker is visible embedded in the sidewalk.
Remains of the Terrazzo Sidewalk image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2012
3. Remains of the Terrazzo Sidewalk
Site of the State Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 5, 2012
4. Site of the State Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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