Skowhegan Opera House

225 Water Street,
Skowhegan, ME 04976

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The Opera House is operated by the town and is a municipal building operating since 1909. It was screening movies by 1941. It was listed as (Closed) in 1943, but had re-opened as a movie theatre by 1950.

Contributed by Kirk

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on June 21, 2010 at 7:01 pm

As of 1897 there was an earlier opera house in Skowhegan. It was called the Coburn Opera House, had 855 seats, and was on the second floor. I don’t know the address; it was run by Charles Fairbrother.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on June 27, 2010 at 3:20 am

Address seems to be good, but can’t find the building on the Google Map, can anyone help?

Movies till 1955?

Owners:

1950 Lockwood and Gordon Enterprises Inc.?

1955 Daytz Theaters and Lockwood and Gordon Enterprise Partnership of Boston?

spectrum
spectrum on October 19, 2010 at 4:23 pm

The address is 225 Water Street.

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