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Bonita Theatre

Huntington UT

Demolished 1920
Record #39465  
 Opened: 1915
 Closed: January 1, 1920
 Demolished: 1920
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Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

The Bonita Theater, built by J. W. Nixon in early 1915, [1] was used for movies and touring theatrical companies. The theater was located in the Nixon building, along with Pritchett Drug Store. The Nixon building burned down on 1 January 1920, along with the nearby McKee building. [2]

1. Emery County Progress, 9 January 1915 or 15 April 1916
2. Emery County Progress, 3 January 1920

Other sources:
"Community Dramatics in Early Castle Valley", Utah Historical Quarterly, Volume 53, Number 2 (Spring 1985), Utah State History CD-ROM
"Chapter 5: Discovering the Limits, 1900- 1920", A History of Emery County, by Edward A. Geary, Utah State History CD-ROM



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