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A pile of the original wood and iron seats in The Strand Theater.

A pile of the original wood and iron seats in The Strand Theater.

Pocahontas, Strands, Theatres, Illinois, Theater

The Strand Theater Pocahontas, Illinois  1920-1946

The Strand Theater Pocahontas, Illinois

Restoration in progress, Delaurenti's General Store & The Strand Theater.

Restoration in progress, Delaurenti's General Store & The Strand Theater.

The back of The Strand theater before renovation.

The back of The Strand theater before renovation.

The general store connected to The Strand Theater.

The general store connected to The Strand Theater.

Restoration of the General Store and The Strand Theater

Restoration of the General Store and The Strand Theater

Next step: Red metal siding for The Strand.

Next step: Red metal siding for The Strand.

The restoration of the The Strand Theater, red metal siding to cover the original old wooden siding.

The restoration of the The Strand Theater, red metal siding to cover the original old wooden siding.

The old push button light switches in The Strand Theater.

The old push button light switches in The Strand Theater.

The Strand Theater and Delaurenti General Store in Pocahontas, Illinois.  In business from 1910 until 1960.

The Strand Theater and Delaurenti General Store in Pocahontas, Illinois. In business from 1910 until

Cedar shake awning for the Delaurenti's General Store next to The Strand.

Cedar shake awning for the Delaurenti's General Store next to The Strand.

The inside foyer of The Strand before renovation.  Here's where the movie posters were displayed.

The inside foyer of The Strand before renovation. Here's where the movie posters were displayed.

Delaurenti General Store connected to The Strand.

Delaurenti General Store connected to The Strand.

The inside ticket window of The Strand before renovation.

The inside ticket window of The Strand before renovation.

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