224 W. Main Street,
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Previously operated by: Affiliated Theaters Inc. (Indianapolis)
Previous Names: Grand Opera House, Grand Theatre
Built in 1831 was the Wesley Methodist Chapel. It was converted into the Grand Opera House in the 1885 and had a new facade in an Italianate style. Around 1928 it was renamed Grand Theatre and was equipped with an organ. It became the Madison Theatre in 1940, with seating listed at 848. It was operated by H.H. Johnson Theatres. The Madison Theatre was located three blocks east of the Ohio Theatre on W. Main Street, also operated by H.H. Johnson Theatres. By 1950 it was operated by Affiliated Theaters Inc. of Indianapolis, OH., same as the Ohio Theatre.
The Madison Theatre was still open in 1952, but had closed by 1955. It has been demolished and the site is a parking lot.
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