Crockett Theater

205 N. Military Avenue,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

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TLSLOEWS on August 26, 2010 at 5:26 pm

Thanks for the new photo J Paul,looks Nice.Is that the Princess in Harmon,Tennessee?

JPaul on August 26, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Drove through Lawrenceburg this past Sunday and took this snap.
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I also took a shot of the old Princess… which I post again where appropriate.

TLSLOEWS on June 27, 2010 at 4:22 pm

Nice marquee shots.

thanner on December 2, 2008 at 6:18 am

The venue mentioned in the previous posting appears to be something called Crockett Cinemas 3, not the old moviehouse Crockett Theater, which is the subject of this thread.

longislandmovies on November 30, 2008 at 9:27 pm


Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 2, 2008 at 11:30 am

Here is another photo of the Crockett Theater.

thanner on March 17, 2008 at 8:36 am

The Tennessee State Library and Archives has a vintage shot:

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 1, 2007 at 5:30 pm

This is a 2007 close-up view of the Crockett Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 29, 2006 at 9:00 am

Added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1997

Crockett Theater (added 1997 – Building – #97000804)
Also known as David Crockett Theater
205 N. Military St., Lawrenceburg
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Parkes, William, Speight and Hibbs Firm
Architectural Style: Modern Movement, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Local Gov’t
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Theater

gspragin on October 21, 2006 at 8:14 pm

I captured this photo in September 2006: Crockett Theatre

JackCoursey on March 16, 2006 at 4:05 pm

Great shot! Any information on the unnamed theatre in Loretto?

ghamilton on September 29, 2005 at 11:25 am

The architect was William Parke.The current status should be under going restoration to be an arts and performance center.It is used now for special programs.Recently(July) a large multi-state law enforcement conference was held there.I know they have sought large grants for their project from various sources.This bldg is considered a real treasure after years of neglect.