Town Theatre

102 Main Street S.,
Minot, ND 58701

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Previously operated by: Publix Theaters Corporation

Previous Names: Lyceum Theatre, Strand Theatre

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Town Theater, Minot ND. Main Street

Originally known as the Lyceum Theatre, it had become the Strand Theatre in the early-1920’s. It was located on Main Street S. at 1st Avenue SE. Seating was listed at 461. The Strand Theatre was operated by Publix and Minnesota Amusement Co.

The theatre became the Town Theatre in the mid-1950’s.

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dieseldave on July 21, 2013 at 11:43 pm

The Strand Theater is listed at 102 Main St S. in the 1939 Polk’s City directory. The Town Theater is listed at 102 Main St S. in the 1957 Minot phone book. Even earlier than that, a “Lyceum” theater was at that address.

robboehm on May 25, 2016 at 12:51 pm

Uploaded a better photo as the Lyceum from the Minot Memories Blog.

dallasmovietheaters on May 25, 2016 at 12:53 pm

Launched May 23, 1908 as the Lyceum Theatre. On September 24, 1919, the theatre was given a facelift a new name: the Strand Theatre showing D.W. Griffith’s “Hearts of the World.”

robboehm on May 25, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Uploaded a photo as the Strand from the 1920s from the Minot Memories Blog.

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