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Kearney in Buffalo County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Empress Theatre

1914

 
 
Empress Theatre NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. Empress Theatre NRHP Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Destroyed by fire
Rebuilt 1940 as
Fort Theatre

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 40° 41.872′ N, 99° 4.891′ W. Marker is in Kearney, Nebraska, in Buffalo County. Marker is on Central Avenue near 22nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2205 Central Avenue, Kearney NE 68847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kearney Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Oregon Trail (approx. Ό mile away); Kearney (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Bauer Drug (approx. 0.3 miles away); Good Samaritan Air Crew (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. Paul Ambrose (approx. 0.6 miles away); University of Nebraska at Kearney (approx.
Empress Theatre and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. Empress Theatre and Marker
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0.7 miles away); Kearney State College Memorial Carillon Tower (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearney.
 
Empress Theatre Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
3. Empress Theatre Entrance
Empress Theatre Marquee image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
4. Empress Theatre Marquee
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022