116 Washington Street,
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The Orpheum Theater in Dover was once a movie theater. In 1935, it was renamed State Theatre. Closed by 1954, it was given a rough conversion into the offices and machine shop of Robbins Auto Parts. Robbins in general is a pretty cobbled together place.
You can enter through the rear of the former theater and go down a narrow passage with short ceilings past the machine shop. Barely visible, as you tun, are the remnants of a tin ceiling. You then pass turn again, and go through an ancient sliding fire door into the "showroom".
The only parts of the Orpheum remaining are the black painted arched letters over a second story half moon window. Not worth the trip, kids.
Luckily, though, Robbins have not been poor stewards of Dover, NH nostalgia. They have maintained a "Pontiac Indian Chief" sign painted on the side of a building, and display a 1950’s neon and porcelin "GM PARTS" sign outside thier store.
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