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Palace Theatre

76 Patton Ave., Asheville, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 10/5/1909* - 1914*
Performance Types movies
Capacity
Racial Policy
Description
NotesFound earlier opening date of May 10, 1909 in Asheville Citizen, May 9, 1909 article, p. 8.; ownership and management of theater changed hands 10-03-1909 found article in Asheville Citizen; Asheville Citizen Article on September 12, 1910 new proprietor Davenport takes over- he also appears to have managed the "Hip"
Building Notes
Associated Persons
NameRole
Collister E. E. proprietor
Lynch, S. A. manager
McLaurin manager
Sugg manager
Associated Organizations
(less)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Palace Theatre - opening notice
    Asheville Citizen - 5/9/1909
    Tags: charity; opening notice
  2. Gayety Theatre, Palace Theatre - change in ownership and management
    Asheville Citizen - 10/3/1909
    Tags: manager

City Directories

  1. City Directory of Asheville, N.C., 1910.
    unknown publication - 1910