Arcadia Theater

510 North Market Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Arcadia Theater

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The Arcadia Theater opened March 11, 1921 when a Kimball organ size 3/15 was installed. The Arcadia Theater was operated by Warner Bros. Circuit Management in the 1940’s, and closed in 1956. It was purchased by the Historical Society of Delaware and was demolished in 1965 to build their Delaware History Museum.

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rave323
rave323 on December 28, 2009 at 12:23 pm

Can anyone give me info on the Cinemart on Gov Prinz? I can’t find any info anywhere, but, I stop to look at it every time I’m in the area. What a mystery. The only thing I can tell is that I was built in the 60’s due to the chandelier and font on the front sign.

rivest266
rivest266 on May 15, 2016 at 10:45 am

This opened on March 11th, 1921. Its grand opening ad can be found in the photo section.

FlashCat
FlashCat on September 28, 2016 at 5:52 pm

Arcadia closed in May 1956.

FlashCat
FlashCat on October 30, 2016 at 10:12 pm

The site was bought by the Historical Society of Delaware. They had it demolished in 1965.

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