Fairfax Theatre

249 E. Davis Street,
Culpeper, VA 22701

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Help us make this street view more accurate

Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. more info

| Street View

Built in 1914 by J. L. Fray the Fairfax Theatre opened on Friday, September 29, 1914, with a seating capacity of 600. It was located between 237 & 249 E. Davis Street. Originally called the Fairfax Opera House, the name was changed within a month or two of opening. J.E. Osment of Warrenton, Virginia rented the building from the owner and was the original operator of the theater.

In 1929 the theater was purchased by the Pitts chain. The theater closed for two weeks beginning January 29, 1930 in order to install sound equipment. Upon reopening the theater presented "Broadway Scandals", the first talkie screened in Culpeper.

The Fairfax Theatre was closed in the mid-1950’s.

Contributed by Rob Stone
You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater