Lincoln Theater

408 East 2nd Street,
Charlotte, NC 28202

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The first of five former “Negroes Only” theatres to be built in Charlotte during the era of Jim Crow.

Opened as the Rex Theater in 1930, the theater was renamed Lincoln in 1933 and operated until 1961.

Contributed by Damien Farley

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 3, 2006 at 8:39 am

Click on the oblong building in the middle of 2nd Street for a photo:
http://tinyurl.com/yheojd

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