State Theater

209 S. Center Street,
Statesville, NC 28677

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The State Theater operated from at least 1940 and continued to operated at least into the 1960’s.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 16, 2008 at 1:56 pm

The State Theater is visible in this postcard view of Center Street.

thornhillstuff
thornhillstuff on April 1, 2009 at 12:46 pm

The STATE THEATRE in STATESVILLE, N.C., opened in 1940 and closed April 23, 1961. The final feature shown was THE MILLIONAIRESS starring Sophia Loren and Peter Sellers.

Thomas2
Thomas2 on March 29, 2010 at 8:05 pm

You can use this map for location:

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Scroll downtown and it is south of Woolworth’s. You can also see where the Playhouse was located.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 24, 2012 at 12:29 pm

The postcard lostmemory linked to shows that the State Theatre’s entrance was in the narrow building between what is now the Bank of Granite, 207 S. Center Street, and the City Center Building, 211 S. Center Street. The theater’s address must have been 209 S. Center Street, not N. Center Street.

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