From: Glenn Nelson, June 2006
The State has been closed for some ten years...
year, we found and got back the original 2manual 7 rank Wurlitzer that was
originally installed in the theatre...
Now the next part of the story is
that those on the board are getting burnt out over the theatre, do not want
to take the time and passion for the theatre, concerned of the "competition"
of the theatre ect... I have worked hard and long to find information,
write a business plan to get the sparks flying...
Just recently I heard of movie affiliations that are desiring old theatres
to use as a franchise theatre of sorts. As I think about it, if a company
is interested in working with us on the restoration, we would be very
willing to let them use the theatre for virtually nothing.. We have the
theatre bought and paid for, some preventative stuff done to keep the
building dry, and have recently updated the marquee on the outside of the