Liberty Theater

419 N. Tower Avenue,
Centralia, WA 98531

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Auditorium interior looking towards the stage

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The Liberty Theater dates back to at least 1922 when a Kimball theater organ was installed. The Liberty closed in the early 1950s and has been used as a church. I’m not sure if the church is still located in this building.

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ColinH on November 3, 2008 at 5:08 pm

This theatre was operated by Twin City Theaters, which operated in Centralia & Chehalis. The Pipe organ was damaged in 1926 when a fire gutted half the building.

kencmcintyre on December 20, 2008 at 5:12 pm

Twin City owner in the late 1930s was Arthur St. John. He made the news in January 1938 when a hearse crashed into his new car, seriously injuring him and killing his wife. St. John was also president of a local radio station that broadcast in Centralia and Chehalis.

kencmcintyre on August 6, 2009 at 11:31 pm

Here is a December 1928 ad from the Centralia Daily Chronicle:

JackCoursey on July 5, 2016 at 9:24 pm

It is still a church and appears to be in fairly good shape. Very little alteration has been made to the auditorium.

KenLayton on July 5, 2016 at 11:13 pm

The building is in very good condition and maintained.

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