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Egyptian Theatre

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    Designed by Denver architect Montana Fallis, the Egyptian Theatre in Delta opened in 1928. It is best known as the site where the Depression-era "Bank Night" promotion began.
    Egyptian Theatre
  • Renovated Egyptian Theatre

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    After falling into disrepair in the 1960s and 1970s, the Egyptian Theatre received an extensive restoration in the 1990s. Upon completion of the project, the theater held a special screening, complete with a Bank Night drawing during intermission.
    Renovated Egyptian Theatre
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References: 

Larry Borowsky and Brooke Cleary, “Delta’s King of Kings: The Egyptian Theatre and the Bank Night Craze,” Colorado Heritage (Summer 2002).

Linda Loftis, “Egyptian Theater,” National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (February 4, 1993).

Additional Information: 

Deborah V. Doherty, Delta, Colorado: The First Hundred Years (Delta, CO: Delta County Independent, 1981).

James K. Wetzel, A Spirit Returns: Delta County, Colorado: A Pictorial History (Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Company Publishers, 2003).

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