A Story About Houghton's
Own long Forgotten John Cort
. Houghton Mover and Shaker John Cort. He started out as a vaudeville actor and ran a chain of theaters throughout the western United States, including the Moore Theater in Seattle. Also he was one of the founders of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles to provide support for actors. He is well known in New York City and the Cort Theatre is on the National Register. Loita Hawkinson took us through the research which started from an oral history with a mention of Houghton's Cort Road. Click here for a PDF file of the PowerPoint Presentation.