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Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Coleman Theatre

 
 
Coleman Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
1. Coleman Theatre Marker
Inscription.

The Coleman Theatre, built in 1929 as a vaudeville/movie theater palace, has hosted many legendary performers. Never closed, it holds the original Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ that has entertained generations. Programs and acts of all types are still performed regularly. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by Oklahoma Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 52.586′ N, 94° 52.661′ W. Marker is in Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Route 66) and 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street (Route 66). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 North Main Street, Miami OK 74354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miami, Oklahoma (within shouting distance of this marker); Moscelyne Larkin (within shouting distance of this marker); Steve & Cassie Gaines (within shouting distance of this marker); David Froman (within shouting distance of this marker); Steve Owens

Coleman Theatre and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
2. Coleman Theatre and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Banks Wilson (within shouting distance of this marker); Hadley Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miami Trust and Savings Bank Clock (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
 
Also see . . .
1. Coleman Theatre National Register Nomination. (Submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Coleman Theatre. (Submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Miami, Oklahoma. (Submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EntertainmentMan-Made Features
 
Coleman Theatre image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
3. Coleman Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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