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Graff Mercantile

4 N Main St
Hurricane UT

Record #39469  
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Retail
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

Charles Petty, a local store manager, brought movies to Huricanne in 1914 using a gas-powered projector. The generator "created a loud 'putt, putt' sound heard all over Hurricane; residents flocked to the theater in response." [1]

1. "Silent Films Intrigued and Occasionally Offended Utahns", by W. Paul Reeve, History Blazer, August 1995

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