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Forest City in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Samuel “Roxy” Rothafel

(1882-1936)

 
 
Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel Marker
Inscription. Entertainment pioneer who operated the Family Theater on Main St. in 1908-11. Here he introduced innovations such as perfuming audiences and daylight films. He took his ideas to New York City, opening the Roxy Theater and bringing the Rockettes to Radio City Music Hall.
 
Erected 2015 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 39.027′ N, 75° 27.971′ W. Marker is in Forest City, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Main Street, Forest City PA 18421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. mile away); Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial (approx. mile away); Monkey Run Park (approx. 3.9 miles away); Simpson, Lackawanna County, Pa. (approx. 4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fell Township War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Carbondale (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gino J. Merli (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest City.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Roxy Rothafel - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 7, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel Marker
Mural on building facing Center Street at the intersection of Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Mural on building facing Center Street at the intersection of Main Street
Marker on Main Street across the street from the library image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
4. Marker on Main Street across the street from the library
Library on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
5. Library on Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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