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Marquee to grace Holland again

The marquee for the Holland Theatre has arrived in Bellefontaine and will be installed at the theater when spring weather arrives, Holland volunteer Phil Alloway said.

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Mike Eagleston and Kevin Richards of Eagleston Signs of Mansfield take down the front of the 1930s-era Bucyrus Community Theatre marquee Oct. 16 in preparation for its move to Bellefontaine to be installed at the Holland Theatre. (GANNETT PHOTO | MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL, DAVID POLCYN)

The sign was removed last week from the Bucyrus Community Theatre, which was opened by the Schine Brothers in 1936. Schine also built and opened the Holland in 1931.

“Once we make some decisions, we plan on starting this spring,” Mr. Alloway said. “Just the opportunity to get a Schine marquee and they were closing this one in Bucyrus ... It worked out for us.”

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