Orpheum Theatre Marquee

The Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City is shown in December. The talk about historic Sioux City movie houses is planned Tuesday.

Journal file photo by Jim Lee

SIOUX CITY -- A presentation about historic Sioux City movie houses and theaters is planned Tuesday.

Paula Mohr, of the State Historical Society of Iowa, is scheduled to talk about a statewide survey of 472 theaters and present photos of the historic spaces, including several in Sioux City. Mohr and researchers visited 221 opera houses, movie palaces, drive-in theaters and community halls.

The free event is planned at 6 p.m. at the Sioux City Public Museum, 607 Fourth St.

The presentation is part of Historic Preservation Week.

Call 712-279-6174 or visit siouxcityhp.org for more information.

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