Avalon Theater

Main Street and Locust Street,
Clarksville, TX 75426

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Architects: Jack M. Corgan, William J. Moore Jr.

Firms: Corgan & Moore

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Avalon Theater...Clarksville Texas

The Avalon Theater was in downtown Clarksville on Highway 82 (Main Street). It was opened in late-1938. It was still open in 1957. It had closed by 1987. It has since been demolished and a memorial garden named Pride’s Corner is on the site of the former theatre.

Contributed by Billy B Smith

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BSmith on October 18, 2007 at 5:51 am

A photo of this theater may be seen on www.texasescapes.com

kencmcintyre on January 18, 2008 at 6:36 pm

There is a photo circa 1943 on this tribute site to the police officer killed by Lee Harvey Oswald on 11/22/63. You have to scroll down for a while:

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 22, 2021 at 1:55 pm

The October 15, 1938 issue of Boxoffice features a two page article about the new Avalon Theatre in Clarksville.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 22, 2021 at 2:20 pm

The Avalon Theatre was at the southwest corner of Main Street and Locust Street, on the south side of the town square. Sadly, it has been demolished.

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