Palace Theatre

146 E. Main Street,
Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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Palace Theatre...Fredericksburg Texas

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The Palace Theatre opened in 1922 and was in continuous operation until 2000 when the theater was closed and sold. It is now a western wear store.

Contributed by Jay Lester, Richard Peterson

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ZDLucky on December 10, 2004 at 7:33 pm

The Palace Theatre was a gem to this town. It’s a shame that it was lost in order to open an overpriced “western wear” store. One more casualty of character on Main St. Fredericksburg in the name of the dollar.

benfp2000 on December 17, 2004 at 4:37 pm

I worked as projectionist and manager for the Palace Theatre for 3 ½ years while in high school up until its last closing night. It was an amazing time for the place, running first run movies, doing a national premier for the movie “Hope Floats”. It frequently had many actors and celebrities who would come to see a movie. Most notably, Madeline Stowe and Sandra Bullock. Its a big casualty that the theatre was victim to Parts Unknown. We mounted a good but uneffective protest. I will always rememeber this place as will quite a few other people.

DonLewis on January 18, 2007 at 6:57 pm

My 1986 photo of the PALACE sign and some unique and colorful tile work and artistic detail. They surely do not make them like this anymore!

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 19, 2007 at 10:48 am

This is a recent photo of the former Palace Theater building, now a clothing store named “Parts Unknown”.

DonLewis on February 18, 2008 at 11:47 pm

A 1994 photo of the Palace in Fredericksburg.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 21, 2008 at 11:23 pm

Here is another photo of the Palace.

Patsy on September 10, 2009 at 4:18 pm

I found this theatre while reading about another Palace Theatre in Georgetown Texas. Interesting question posed by Chuck and I hope we get an answer.

Patsy on September 10, 2009 at 10:22 pm

The facade of this theatre posted in 2007 by member Don Lewis is very interesting and shows the detail of the marquee and tile work. Yet below the marquee it isn’t a theatre anymore which is a shame.

DonLewis on September 14, 2010 at 12:57 am

From the 1950s a photo postcard that captured a view of the Palace Theatre in Fredericksburg.

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