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Creation Date

5-31-2009

Building Name

Yarbrough Building, The Lyric Theater

Historic District

Downtown Waycross Historic District

Description

Historical Building 2 (The Lyric Theater & Yarbrough Building), Waycross, GA.

The Lyric Theater was constructed as a Film Theater in 1923. Several world premieres of movies filmed in the Okefenokee Swamp were held here over the years. We can still see the carving above the arched windows. The Yarbrough building connected to the Lyric was originally used by the Theater for upstairs offices. These are still intact today and are rented out to local businesses in the area.

Contributing Building - Downtown Waycross Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #92000125

Latitude, Longitude

31.209642, -82.360603

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Georgia-Waycross; Lyric Theater; Yarbrough building; Business offices; Historic district; Ware County ( Ga.); Waycross ( Ga.)

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