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Grubb Theatre

207-211 S. Main, Salisbury, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 7/13/1911* - 1917*
Performance Types movies , vaudeville
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Building Notesstreet numbers previously 209-211, gallery and balcony (Sanborn Fire Insurance Map, Salisbury, N.C., November 1913, p. 18); renamed Colonial Theatre in 1914
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Newspaper Clippings

  1. Ad- If it hurts to laugh don't come to the Grubb Theatre
    Salisbury Post - 7/13/1911
    Tags: admission price; feature film; opening notice
  2. Grubb Theater- Opens Tonight
    Salisbury Post - 7/13/1911
    Tags: admission price; hours of operation; opening notice; vaudeville
  3. Appropriate music will be rendered by Grubb Orchestra - Fotosho
    Salisbury Evening Post - 7/31/1913
    Tags: admission price; film title; hours of operation; music; religious films
  4. Change of program at the Grubb theatre
    Salisbury Evening Post - 7/31/1913
    Tags: band or orchestra; program change; vaudeville
  5. The Grubb Building - Office Building
    Salisbury Evening Post - 11/8/1913
  6. Announcement! The new owners of the Grubb Theatre, Messrs. Welch and Beard, wish to announce that the house will be under new management
    Salisbury Evening Post - 4/11/1914
    Tags: admission price; fire; hours of operation; manager; renovation; vaudeville
  7. Colonial Theatre - formerly the Grubb
    Salisbury Evening Post - 5/8/1914
    Tags: admission price; hours of operation; ladies and children; name change; vaudeville