Palace Theatre

414 W. Dickson Street,
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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The Palace Theatre opened sometime in October 1926 with seating listed at 746. It was operating as a movie theatre until around 1968.

Since closing as a theatre it has been used by different restaurants, the latest being a pizza parlor.

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dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on May 30, 2015 at 8:10 am

On the East Side of Fayetteville’s square, W.F. Sonneman purchased the Baum building in 1925 to raze it in favor of a new movie theater. The Palace Theatre opened in October of 1926 and showed its last movie operating on weekends only at the end closing with “The Counterfeit Killer” and “The Ballad of Josie” on November 24, 1968. But the Ozark Opry then Arkansas Country Opry — which had started playingive music on weekdays in 1966 — continued to use the theater until its final performance on May 17, 1974 which ends the Palace Theatre’s run shy of fifty years.

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