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Embassy Theatre

1993 Photo from the John Lewis collection
6 S Main St
Lewistown PA

Closed National Register 1998
Record #9970  
 Opened: 1916
 Closed: 1981
 Current Use:
Capacity: 692 seats
Architect(s): Albert Douglas Hill
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register: 1998
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: National

The Embassy opened on October 17, 1927. The theater was built in a structure originating from 1916 and known as the National Theatre Building which contained apartments on the second floor and a silent movie and vaudeville theater on the ground floor. The National Theatre Building was gutted and the entire building used for the new theater.

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June 1993 photos from the John Lewis collection.

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