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Legion Theater

Photo from the Darren Snow collection
112 E Main St
Steelville MO

Record #16789  
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Restaurant
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Gem, Melba

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Steelville is a popular place for Meramec River float-trippers to "put in." As a result of this tourist trade, there are a couple of drive-in sandwich-and-ice-cream joints, a couple of picturesque motels, and a few antique-and-craft shops. There hasn't been a functioning movie theater for years, though. The Legion Theater was already out of business and looking pretty shabby by the time it appeared on a 1960s postcard. These days, the old theater building is doing pretty good business as a cafe.

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Last featured 9/23/2003. Last edited 5/26/2016.

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