Earle Theater

Main Street and E. 9th Street,
Rochester, IN 46975

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The Earle Theater was the first moving picture theater built in Rochester, IN. It opened on June 22, 1907. The theater was named after its owner, Earle Miller. The Earle Theater had a short life. On October 15, 1908 it burned down and was not rebuilt.

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SethG on May 25, 2020 at 8:25 am

I don’t think the location is accurate. Comparing the 1907 and 1913 maps, the block of E 9th across from the courthouse looks nearly identical. Nothing is missing, one shed has been expanded. The other side of the intersection is the same.

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