W. Main Street at North Bank Street,
W. Main Street at North Bank Street,Mount Sterling, KY 49353
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This was originally the First Christian Church building, which was built in 1867 after a previous building on the site was burned during the Civil War. I’m not exactly sure when the Church moved to its current location, further west on Main Street. Knowing that date could help you to narrow the date on which the Trimble Theater first opened.
Various fragments on the Internet indicate that, in the 1930s, Nelson E. Ward was the owner of the Mt. Sterling Amusement Company, operating the Trimble and Tabb Theatres in Mount Sterling. The Tabb opened in 1910 on South Maysville Street as the Tabb Opera House. It was listed by Julius Cahn as a 700-seat, ground floor theater. The Trimble Theatre isn’t listed in any of the Cahn guides available, so it probably opened after 1922.