Columbus Theatre

318 Main Street,
Columbus, ND 58727

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Columbus Theatre

Operating by 1926 as the New Columbus Theatre. It was renamed Columbus Theatre from around 1942, and operated into at least the mid-1960’s.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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cybermoz on April 23, 2009 at 2:33 am

It’s for sale on Ebay:
Movie Theater Building in Columbus North Dakota ND – NR
No Reserve – Highest Bid Wins – Located on Main Street

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cybermoz on April 28, 2009 at 1:33 am

Winning bid: US $4,250.00

cybermoz on May 4, 2009 at 1:21 am

It’s for sale again!
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Clonts on October 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm

Does anyone know anything about the building, history, anything? It is for sale again.

Chris1982 on July 3, 2014 at 2:07 am

Listed as the New Columbus Theatre from 1926 thru 1942. Then just the Columbus Theatre. Still listed as open in the mid-1960’s. Seating in 1955 was listed at 250. In 1950 there was a second theatre listed for Columbus, ND. The State Theatre on 5th Ave. which was much larger with 538 seats. Anyone have additional information on the State Theatre?

8lug on December 19, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Chis1982 do you know if this theatre is for sale as of now looking into it trying to find info on it. Please get back to me.

LocalHistorian_101 on July 9, 2016 at 6:53 pm

Hi I’m from Columbus and went to school and lived here my whole life, as did my family. The Columbus theatre was open into the 1980s, I remember going to many movies here growing up. I know the original owners and have movie poster, show bills, tickets, passes and other memorabilia from it. As Of the state theatre I’ve never heard of it and I’ve asked a few others that haven’t heard anything about it either. Is their any other info about this? Would like to look into it some more for my history. Thanks

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