Details for Connellee-Majestic Theatre (Atlas Number 5133001040)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5133001040


Marker Number 1040
Atlas Number 5133001040
Marker Title Connellee-Majestic Theatre
Index Entry Connellee-Majestic Theatre
Address 108 N. Lamar
City Eastland
County Eastland
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 517009
UTM Northing 3584972
Subject Codes opera houses and theatre; Art Moderne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1920 by C.U. Connellee, the "Father of Eastland", this theatre hosted numerous road shows, musical performances, and plays, and was a noted showplace for many years. Purchased by Interstate Theatres in 1946, the building was remodeled for use as a movie theatre and renamed Majestic. Exhibiting Art Moderne elements, the theatre features a stuccoed facade, a bank of six entry doors, and a marquee, which was added in 1946. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988