Anderson's Grand Opera house, east of the Grand Hotel, was dedicated in 1895. The Grand became the Granada Theater, hosting vaudeville acts, during the Depression and finally the Starland movie theater. The building was razed in the early 1950s.
Blackford County (Ind)--Biography; Blackford County (Ind)--Genealogy
Biographical memoirs of Blackford County, Ind. : to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of national biography ... embellished with portraits of many well known residents of Blackford County, Indiana.