Cottage Grove

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Theaters

Background

Cottage Grove enjoyed movie entertainment as early as 1902, with traveling exhibitors providing variety shows at the Christian church, the opera house, and the Armory.

The Arcade and Diane theaters were right across the street from each other at the east end of Main St., 1951. Digital Sanborn Maps

 

Bohemia Nugget, 22 Aug. 1902, p. 1
Bohemia Nugget, 1 Mar. 1905, p. 5
Bohemia Nugget, 18 Dec. 1907, p. 3