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Lakewood Park

Lakewood Park, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 7/2/1909* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy
Descriptionwaterfront performance space surrounded by thousands of electric lights at night. 12 piece orchestra. airdome for motion pictures, vaudeville performances, and farse comedies during the summer months. free films.
Notes
Building Notesopen air theatre (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, 1911, p. 83)
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Newspaper Clippings

  1. Lakewood Park Formally Opens
    The Charlotte News - 7/2/1909
    Tags: amusement park; opening notice; seasonal exhibition
  2. Air Dome at Lakewood Park
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 5/21/1911
    Tags: airdome; amusement park; opening notice; seasonal exhibition; vaudeville
  3. Airdome Opening At Lakewood
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 5/17/1912
    Tags: airdome; amusement park; opening notice; seasonal exhibition; vaudeville
  4. Lakewood Park - Ad
    The Charlotte News - 9/1/1915
    Tags: advertisement; amusement park; morality; promotions; seasonal exhibition