Orpheum Theater

129 Williamsboro Street,
Oxford, NC 27565

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Orpheum Theater

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Built in 1942, this former downtown movie house has since been converted to offices for a local law firm.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

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William
William on December 5, 2003 at 9:06 pm

The Orpheum Theatre seated 430 people and was located on Williamsboro Street.

raysson
raysson on August 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm

The Orpheum Theatre was still showing first-run movies until 1990.

This theatre was mentioned in Tim Tyson’s book “Blood Done Sign My Name” regarding the near race riot that occurred in the small town of Oxford,North Carolina in May of 1970.

raysson
raysson on August 19, 2013 at 7:01 pm

There was also a OXFORD DRIVE-IN THEATRE in that city off Highway 158.

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