Galaxy Theatre

134 W. Main Street,
Williamston, NC 27892

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NightHawk1 on April 11, 2012 at 10:33 pm

The Galaxy Theatre (aka Watts Theatre, Cinema) was located at 134 West Main Street. It is now an empty lot.

NightHawk1 on April 11, 2012 at 10:26 pm

The Viccar Theatre was across the street from the Watts/Cinema/Galaxy Theatre (139 West Main Street), next door to Rose’s 5-10-25 Cent Store. The former Viccar Theatre still stands but has been converted to retail.

NightHawk1 on April 11, 2012 at 10:22 pm

The Galaxy Theatre was opened in 1929 as the Watts Theatre. Stewart & Everett bought the Watts Theatre in 1968 and renamed it the Cinema; it closed in 1981. Carmike Cinemas inherited the vacant theater when they bought S&E in 1986, but did not reopen the theater themselves. Instead, the Cinema was leased to an independent operator in 1987 and reopened as the Galaxy Theatre. The Galaxy Theatre closed by 1988 and has since been demolished.