Crockett Theater

205 N. Military Avenue,
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

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Architects: William Parke

Firms: Speight & Hibbs

Functions: Performing Arts, Special Events

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: David Crockett Theater

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Crockett Theater

This magnificent Art Deco style gem was designed by the architectural firm of Speight and Hibbs and is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places.

The Crockett Theater was most recently part of the defunct O'Neil Theatre circuit and might have been associated with the Martin chain at one time.

Contributed by Jack Coursey

Recent comments (view all 11 comments)

ghamilton on September 29, 2005 at 7:25 pm

The architect was William Parke.The current status should be under going restoration to be an arts and performance center.It is used now for special programs.Recently(July) a large multi-state law enforcement conference was held there.I know they have sought large grants for their project from various sources.This bldg is considered a real treasure after years of neglect.

JackCoursey on March 17, 2006 at 12:05 am

Great shot! Any information on the unnamed theatre in Loretto?

gspragin on October 22, 2006 at 4:14 am

I captured this photo in September 2006: Crockett Theatre

thanner on March 17, 2008 at 3:36 pm

The Tennessee State Library and Archives has a vintage shot:

longislandmovies on December 1, 2008 at 5:27 am


thanner on December 2, 2008 at 2:18 pm

The venue mentioned in the previous posting appears to be something called Crockett Cinemas 3, not the old moviehouse Crockett Theater, which is the subject of this thread.

TLSLOEWS on June 28, 2010 at 12:22 am

Nice marquee shots.

JPaul on August 27, 2010 at 12:30 am

Drove through Lawrenceburg this past Sunday and took this snap.
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I also took a shot of the old Princess… which I post again where appropriate.

TLSLOEWS on August 27, 2010 at 1:26 am

Thanks for the new photo J Paul,looks Nice.Is that the Princess in Harmon,Tennessee?

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