Dixie Theatre

2206 Jefferson Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23607

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Dixie Theatre

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The Dixie Theatre was located on Jefferson Avenue by 22nd Street. It operated prior to 1926, and continued until at least 1950.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 28, 2012 at 7:56 pm

The correct zip code is 23607. Google’s pin icon and street view are several miles too far north. The actual view of the 2200 block of Jefferson Avenue shows that the Dixie Theatre has been demolished.

wsasser on February 6, 2013 at 6:36 pm

According to Newport News City Directories, this theater opened in 1917 and was in business through 1972. It was a theater on Jefferson Ave which was the center of the African American neighborhood at that time.

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