Moton Theatre

2101 Jefferson Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23607

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Moton Theatre

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The Moton Theatre was open in the early-1940’s and operated thru to 1969. The theatre was located on the corner of 21st Street and Jefferson Avenue. Seating was listed at 557.

Since the theatre closed as a motion picture venue it has been converted to a Community Center.

Contributed by Chuck

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on April 19, 2012 at 6:24 am

Anyone able to get photos, past and present, inside and out and more info?


Chief Bob Jensen
Manteno, Illinois

wsasser on November 28, 2012 at 11:40 am

According to the Historical Marker placed, the Moton operated at a moving picture theater from 1941 – 1966. It was then converted into a Community Center.

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