Bend Amateur Athletic Club (2)
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N 44° 03.358 W 121° 19.031
10T E 634792 N 4879465
The Bend Amateur Athletic Club built in 1918 - Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Waymark Code: WM8DT
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/05/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 3

This sign is located at the entrance to the building.

Marker Name: A7 - Bend Amateur Athletic Club
Marker Text: Built as a recreational and cultural activity center for the community, the club had an auditorium with a fully equipped stage, a hardwood playing floor, and two suspended balconies that seated 350 each. The second floor had a library and a lounge. Located in the east end of the building, the main gymnasium had flood lights and facilities for motion-picture projection. The basement housed a bowling alley, a billiards room and a swimming pool.
Built: 1918
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by Deschutes County.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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