Colonial Theater

55-57 Park Street,
Canton, NC 28716

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The Colonial Theater opened in June of 1932. Architects are listed as Benton & Benton. The Town of Canton acquired the theater in 1998. In 2000 the Colonial Theater was added to the National Register of Historic Places as building #00000226. The Colonial Theater has been renovated and is now used for concerts, movies, and plays.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 19, 2005 at 3:39 pm

This is the listing for this theater from the National Register of Historic Places:

Colonial Theater (added 2000 – Building – #00000226)
55-57 Park St., Canton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Benton & Benton
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov’t
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Work In Progress

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 8, 2007 at 3:42 pm

Some photos can be seen at this website.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 28, 2008 at 4:28 pm

This link has some additional information and small photos.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 29, 2008 at 10:02 am

Here is a large photo of the Colonial Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 18, 2008 at 10:22 am

This is an interior view and here is another.

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