Grand Theater

104 N. Main Street,
Kewanee, IL 61443

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Postcard of the Kewanee Grand theater

The Grand Theater in the 100 block of N. Main Street in Kewanee, IL opened on June 6, 1910. It replaced the McClure Opera House which was destroyed by a fire around 1900. The Grand Theatre was listed in the 1926 edition of Film Daily Yearbook (no seating capacity given) but had gone by the 1927 edition. The building was destroyed by fire in 1933.

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Kewaneekevin on February 16, 2018 at 5:22 am

Theater was actually located on the EAST SIDE of Main street . Around 108 North main . Just NORTH of the Redmen Building [Now Furniture country Building ] .

Kewaneekevin on February 16, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Building was destroyed in a Fire September 1933 .

Kewaneekevin on February 16, 2018 at 12:14 pm

This Theater replaced the McCLURE Opera house which also was destroyed via fire on the same basic site turn of the century .

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