Colonial Theatre

2608 Washington Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23607

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Previous Names: Nickel-Odeon Theatre

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Colonial Theatre

The Nickel-Odeon Theatre was an early nickelodeon theatre which was operating from 1907 at 26th Street and Washington Avenue. It was operated by J. Henz and had 10 shows a day. It became the Colonial Theatre in December 1908 and closed in March 1909.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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wsasser on November 28, 2014 at 3:11 pm

The Newport News City Directory shows the Nickelodeon to be located at 2608 Washington Ave

It was in operation as the Nickelodeon during 1907 and 1908.

In Dec 1908, it was announced that it was reopening as the Colonial. The Colonial closed in March 1909.

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