Chepachet Theatre

28 Chopmist Hill Road,
Glocester, RI 02814

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This theatre operated from 1942, in a former Grange Hall in the village of Chepachet, beside the town of Glocester.

Contributed by Gerald A. DeLuca

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Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 21, 2010 at 11:12 am

An item in the January 17, 1942 issue of Boxoffice magazine stated:

Parker into Chepachet, RI.
BOSTON – Fred Parker, operator of the Apollo in Boston, and owner of the Bellingham Auto Theatre in that town, has taken over the Chepachet in Chepachet, Rhode Island. Parker, who has acquired the former Grange Hall, has extensively renovated the house.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on June 24, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Sure could use an address, more info and photos!

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 25, 2010 at 1:56 am

Sir, I could use those too! All I have are oblique references to this place in Boxoffice magazine!
I know the address of the current Chepachet Grange, but I don’t know if it was this building in 1942 or another.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on January 17, 2011 at 6:58 am

The current Grange has been around for over 100 years, so it is the same building. The address is 28 Chopmist Hill Road.

You can see photos of it to conirm its the same building:
Then: View link
Now: View link

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