Old Martin Theater demolished

posted by hblank98 on September 22, 2008 at 4:40 am

DOTHAN, AL — The beautiful Martin Theater on Main Street was torn down in late August of 2008 to make way for more downtown parking. How sad.

When I was a child I saw “The Sound of Music” there and also many, many Disney movies. Wonderful memories! Another cinema treasure lost forever!

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Comments (5)

markp
markp on September 22, 2008 at 4:15 pm

Yep, another gets demolished for pavement. When will it end???

NativeForestHiller
NativeForestHiller on September 23, 2008 at 8:09 pm

Generally speaking, when the citizens elect officials who aren’t in cohoots with developers or other greedy politicians. Check a politician’s campaign contributions, and see who they’re most heavily funded by. That should talk.

Patsy
Patsy on September 30, 2009 at 3:49 pm

Another theatre torn down for more parking? Stop the madness!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 17, 2010 at 3:16 pm

Small towns i notice tear down theatres for parking.Wilkes Theatre on CT same reason. Today the historical society is sorry they let the Wilkes fall in WASHINGTON,Ga.

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