Royal Theatre

1537 Main Street,
Ramseur, NC 27316

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Previous Names: New Theatre

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The Royal Theatre was in operation in 1937, the year it was taken over by F.F. Anderson. It had been opened by Lee Jones, who lived on Oliver Street. The Roayal Theatre was still operating in 1950.

Additional information about the Royal Theatre is welcome.

Contributed by Joe Vogel

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 3, 2013 at 6:54 am

As Google Maps has seen fit to place the Royal Theatre in Franklinville, the next town west of Ramseur, here is a corrected Street View. Oddly, Google Maps has no trouble finding the correct location from its own search page.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 3, 2013 at 7:14 am

The photo labeled RM:17 on this page of the 1985 book The Architectural History of Randolph County North Carolina depicts the former Royal Theatre building. Photo RM:16 also shows the building, plus the building next door which is still standing today. Presumably the photos date from shortly before the book’s publication, so the Royal was demolished sometime after the mid-1980s.

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