Temple Theater

120 Carthage Street,
Sanford, NC 27330

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Related Websites

Temple Theatre (Official)

Additional Info

Architects: Eric G. Flannagan

Functions: Performing Arts

Nearby Theaters

Temple Theater

The Temple Theater was built in 1925. It began as a vaudeville theater and later switched to being a movie theater. The Temple Theater closed in 1965. Around 1981, Robert Ingram, Jr. the son of the theater’s original owner donated the building to the citizens of Lee County.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The Temple Theater was refurbished and reopened in 1984. It is now a performing arts center.

Contributed by Lost Memory

Recent comments (view all 2 comments)

Patsy on January 22, 2010 at 7:31 am

A beautiful theatre exterior, but not sure what is going on with their marquee…is it or was it copper? BTW, it sure looks like former CT member, Lost Memory left his mark on this theatre link with his posts, exclusively! I, for one, miss him and wish he would return as he was a valued member!

Patsy on February 7, 2010 at 4:20 pm

Chuck: I would love to see a vintage photo of this theatre which might show the original marquee as the one in all of the above photos can’t be the original. And this theatre is only one of many contributed by LM on CT.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater.