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Property Name Inland Theater
Reference Number 13000570
State South Dakota
County Bennett
Town Martin
Street Address 306 Main
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 7/30/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture
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The Inland Theater is eligible under Criterion C for Architecture as a good example of an Art Deco style theater in a small town South Dakota setting. It has statewide significance due to its integrity and the scarcity of this resource type in South Dakota. It represents a rare resource found on small town Main Streets and symbolizes how the popular Art Deco style was interpreted during the 1930s.


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