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Camelot Theatre

2004 Photo from the Adam Martin collection
1114 Sixth St
Nevada IA 50201

Record #12597  
 Opened: 1928
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Circle
 Previously operated by: Fridley Theatres

The Circle Theatre was built in 1928 and used for silent films and vaudeville acts. Bob Fridley remodeled the theatre and reopened it as The Camelot on October 9, 1969, with a parade through the streets of downtown Nevada led by the the high school band. True Grit was on the marquee that day. The theatre closed on March 15, 2001, with Recess: School's Out.

New owner Rob Bacon reopened the Camelot on November 29, 2002, with The Santa Clause 2.

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July 2004 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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Last featured 3/5/2005. Last edited 2/4/2011.

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