IMAGES OF OUR PAST - THE BERTHA THEATRE SOUTH JACKSON STREET, DUBLIN, GA. CA. 1914

The Bertha Theatre (1913-1918), the largest auditorium ever built in Dublin, Bertha in 1913.  The theatre also became the weekly site of wrestling matches.  A local promoter even boasted that Dublin was "the Wrestling capital of the Southeast."

 Some of the country’s greatest wrestlers, Mort Henderson, the country’s first masked wrestler,  along with Jack Leon,  Dr. B.F.  Roller, and Ed “Strangler” Lewis battled it out in the ring on the theater’s stage. 

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irishvanguard said…
We presently have an East Jackson Street and a West Jackson Street. Where would South Jackson Street have been located?