Harbor Theater
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 57.993 W 124° 06.348
10T E 411293 N 4868751
This history sign on the old Harbor Theater building in Florence, Oregon.
Waymark Code: WMJ81M
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/08/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
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This sign is located in Florence, Oregon on the old Harbor Theater building.

Marker Name: “Harbor Theater”

Marker Text: Built in 1938 as the “Florence Theatre,” the facade displays a stucco exterior. After an internal fire in 1957, it was refurnished and renamed the Harbor Theater. One of the last neighborhood theaters operating in Oregon, it continued dispensing candy bars, popcorn and movies until it closed in 2003. In May 2004 this historical building was transformed into On Your Feet Footwear. The distinctive neon sign - now displaying SHOES - has lit up Bay Street for over six decades.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Coast

County: Lane

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

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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