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Colonial Theatre


Photo from the Daniel Gibbs collection
12-14 S Potomac St
Hagerstown MD

Closed Live Theatre National Register 1978
Record #12144  
 Opened: 1914
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Church
 Demolished:
Capacity:
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s):
National Register: 1978    Bldg # 78001478
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

Information for this tour was contributed by Daniel Gibbs.

Opened about 1910. The Colonial was probably the first "Big" movie theatre of Western Maryland. (The Maryland was really designed more for vaudeville than movies, though it certainly ended up primarily as a film house) Now a church, the interior is much less impressive than the fantastically colorful, ornate terra-cotta that covers the exterior. The carriage lobby has some interesting 1930s book-matched panelling.

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June 1992 photos from the John Lewis collection.


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Photos from the John Miller collection.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 4/14/2013.

 
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