Grand Theatre

117 S. 2nd Street,
Muskogee, OK 74401

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Previously operated by: Rowley United

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Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre opened on September 23, 1909. For many years it was operated by Rowley United Theatres. Closed in 1969. The theatre has since been demolished.

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raybradley on March 14, 2011 at 11:36 pm

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 17, 2011 at 10:43 am

An article about Muskogee’s movie theaters in the summer, 2000, issue of 3 Rivers Historian, published by the Three Rivers Museum, has a small photo of the Grand Theatre with the caption reading “The Grand, built in 1904, served Muskogee’s black community.”

Here is a Google Documents Quick View of the issue with the article.

dallasmovietheaters on September 23, 2019 at 10:11 pm

The Grand Theatre launched September 23, 1909 with short films from Pathé, Selig and Biograph as well as vaudeville acts interspersed. Oklahoma Governor Charles N. Haskell and Muskogee Mayor McGarr were on hand. It converted to sound films and had a 60-year lifecycle.

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