Whitley Theatre

Main Street,
Whitley City, KY 42653

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1950s photo courtesy Eric Ross.

The Whitley Theatre was open in the early-1940’s. Seating was listed at 300 seats. The theatre closed in the mid to late-1950’s.

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50sSNIPES on June 11, 2022 at 2:53 pm

The Whitley Theatre was not just a movie theater, but was used as a courthouse at one point after the city of Whitley City’s courthouse was burned in early 1952.

DavidZornig on March 21, 2023 at 8:45 pm

Via Hank W. Blevins: “John Patton owned and operated the theater and a appliance store next door. You can see a old wringer washing machine setting out front.” (Photo added)

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