Carolina Civic Center

319 N. Chestnut Street,
Lumberton, NC 28358

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Carolina Civic Center (Official)

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Previously operated by: Paramount Pictures Inc.

Architects: S.S. Dixon

Previous Names: Carolina Theater

Phone Numbers: Box Office: .738.4339

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Carolina Civic Center

Opened in 1928 as the Carolina Theater. In the 1940’s it was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary H.F. Kincey.

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ncmark on January 29, 2007 at 1:57 am

Lumberton has a very large Native American population. When segregated theaters were still the norm this theater was segregated three ways. Downstairs was for Whites, and the balcony was split down the middle with a chain link fence with Blacks on one side and Native Americans on the other.

ENBoyd on August 21, 2008 at 7:14 am

View link
Has photos and the story of the organ installed today.
E (Buddy) Boyd

CSWalczak on September 10, 2009 at 7:38 pm

This theater has re-opened and the website is fully functional.

In addition, the theater is also running a fall series of classic films. There’s a story about the series here: View link

CSWalczak on September 10, 2009 at 8:39 pm

Theater pictures can be seen here: View link

dallasmovietheaters on May 18, 2015 at 4:11 am

S.S. Dixon of Fayetteville was the theater’s architect.

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