Grafton Theatre

1102 Bridge Street,
Grafton, WI 53024

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The Grafton Theatre was opened April 28, 1949. It was closed in 1951, but was briefly reopened in the 1960’s. It is now used for Grafton’s city offices as well as a library.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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dallasmovietheaters on September 13, 2015 at 5:49 am

Architected by Peacock and Belongia of Milwaukee for Harry Melcher’s M. & E. Amusement Company. A “theatre of tomorrow” concept imagined with stadium style seating. Plans were made in 1946 and construction began in 1947 according to two sources.

LouRugani on February 22, 2016 at 5:26 pm

Grafton’s only in-town movie theatre was on Bridge Street between 11th and 12th Streets. It opened on April 28, 1949. The GRAFTON Theatre had 530 seats. It closed in 1951 and was unsuccessfully reopened in the 1960s.

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