Baldwin Theatre

320 Park Central East,
Springfield, MO 65806

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One of the many theatres that populated downtown Springfield, Opened in 1901 seating 782. It is now closed and demolished along with many of the other downtown theatres.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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deck52
deck52 on August 5, 2005 at 4:16 pm

The Baldwin Theater burned in the mid 1920’s, and was located across St. Louis Street from the Gilloiz Theater which is now being restored.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 3, 2008 at 12:52 pm

This is an undated photo of the Baldwin Theater.

seymourcox
seymourcox on September 9, 2009 at 2:16 pm

Here is a postcard view & history of the Baldwin- – -
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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 20, 2012 at 6:40 pm

The history of the Baldwin Theatre that seymourcox linked to says that it was destroyed by fire on January 6, 1909. It’s possible that it never operated as a movie house, though it might have presented exhibitions of early films as a technological curiosity.

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