U.S. Army Fort Devens Hodges Theater

MacArthur Avenue & Givry Street,
Ayer, MA 01434

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Hodges Theater, July 2017, right side

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Built in 1976. Fort Devens was partly closed in 1996 and so was the theater, but it is still standing in June of 2013. Named for Major General Harry Foote Hodges.

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 June 11, 2013 at 11:17 pm

The theater is located straight East of the intersection of MacArthur Avenue & Givry Street.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on June 12, 2013 at 11:21 am

Bob- Was the theater built in 1976? The base itself, as Camp Devens, was opened around World War I, not in 1976. I was on Army Reserve duty there many times between 1957 and 1966 and went to the movies at the “post theater”, which was a typical large wood-frame building,painted pale yellow, and built to standard Army plans. I don’t remember the name of the street on which it was located.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on June 22, 2013 at 11:12 pm

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2.4-ACRE OFFICE/R&D/LIGHT MANUFACTURING

TYPE: Light manufacturing, Office, R&D

Available Space: 2.4 Acres

Description: Jackson Technology Park – HODGES THEATER This single story, 15,700 SF building was built in 1976 as the Fort Devens MOVIE THEATER and has been vacant since 1996. Prospective buyers can consider an adaptive reuse of this clear span building or remove it to make room for a new building. The building is located approximately 1 mile from Route 2.

Amenities: Sewer, water, electric, natural gas, and telecommunications.

Property Notes: Neighbors include Bristol Meyers Squibb and AMSC.

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ElectronJohn
ElectronJohn on July 25, 2017 at 7:28 pm

I posted a couple of pictures of this theater as it is today.

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