Farris Theatre

301 W. Main Street,
Richmond, MO 64085

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The Farris Theatre opened on June 20, 1901 as the Dougherty Auditorium. This theater is still open today as a movie theater and venue for concerts and live performances. The Farris Theatre website has some long and detailed pages of history on this theater.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 17, 2005 at 4:37 am

Here is a photo of the Farris Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 9, 2007 at 3:38 pm

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982

Dougherty Auditorium ** (added 1982 – Building – #82003158)
Also known as Farris Theater
301 W. Main St., Richmond
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Shepard & Farrar
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 19, 2008 at 10:16 am

This is another photo of the Farris Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 19, 2009 at 6:12 pm

A 2008 photo of the Farris can be seen here.

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