Siloam Theatre

105 Elizabeth Street,
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 3, 2013 at 8:40 am

A 1916 ad for the Casino Theatre on this web page gives its location as “One Half Block North of Siloam.” As near as I can figure, Siloam refers to Siloam Spring. A facility called the Hall of Waters was built at Siloam Spring in the 1930s, and today houses city offices, a visitors center, and a museum. It is on the south side of Broadway opposite the end of Elizabeth Street. This makes me think that perhaps the Siloam Theatre was the Casino Theatre, renamed.

Odd numbers are on the east sides of north-south streets in Excelsior Springs, so the Siloam Theatre would have been on the right side of Elizabeth Street as you go north from Broadway.