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Kingsport in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

State Theater

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, February 10, 2018
1. State Theater Marker
Inscription. This movie house on Broad Street first opened its doors on March 6, 1936 and continued showing films for the next forty-two years. The facility could seat 700 people and became the site of many locally produced civic and cultural events such as the Kingsport Kiwanis Club Capers. Several well-known comedians also performed here in the 1930's and 40's.
 
Location. 36° 32.777′ N, 82° 33.637′ W. Marker is in Kingsport, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of East Market Street and Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on East Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsport TN 37660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Western Union Building (a few steps from this marker); Bank Of Kingsport (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kingsport Drug (about 600 feet away); Train Depot (about 600 feet away); The Gem Theatre (about 700 feet away); Kingsport Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church Circle (approx. mile away); Douglass High School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingsport.
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
State Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 10, 2018
2. State Theater Marker
State Theater - Kingsport, TN image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. State Theater - Kingsport, TN
State Theater - Kingsport, TN image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. State Theater - Kingsport, TN
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 11, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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