N. Main at Cypress
— 1920 —The 400-seat Ramona, Walnut Creek's first cinema, opened in 1920 as a silent-movie house. The theater sat on Main Street, next to the Contra Costa Courier newspaper and where Cypress Street now connects to Broadway. It was owned by Theodore Berling, the town's first police chief.
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|Placed By||Walnut Creek Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 582599 N 4195058|
|Decimal Degrees||37.89930000, -122.06050000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 53.958', W 122° 3.63'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 53' 57.48" N, 122° 3' 37.8" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||510, 925, 415, 619|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1394 N Main St, Walnut Creek CA 94596, US|
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