Elco Theater

3519 High Street,
Portsmouth, VA 23707

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The Elco Theater was open from at least 1942 to 1950

Contributed by Chief Bob Jensen

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on May 11, 2012 at 4:59 am

CT could use photos, both inside and out, and more info on the the Elco.

DJA

Chief Bob Jensen
Manteno, Illinois

JELongVA
JELongVA on July 27, 2012 at 6:48 pm

It was operational until at least 1967 (when I left Portsmouth) the exact date of closure/demolition is not known to me. It also housed “The Little Theater of Portsmouth” a stage company. I saw my first stage play there.

bill49
bill49 on February 9, 2013 at 6:52 pm

There may be photos of Elco in the library. It actually sat on the road to the back of this pic to left of the red brick building.

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