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New Castle in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Warner Brothers’ First Theater

 
 
Warner Brothers' First Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 28, 2014
1. Warner Brothers' First Theater Marker
Inscription. An early milestone for the Warners' film empire was the operation of Harry, Sam, & Albert Warner of a theater here, 1906-07. It seated 99 persons, who could view three movies for a nickel. Sixteen years later, Warner Bros. Pictures was established.
 
Erected 2014 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.961′ N, 80° 20.653′ W. Marker is in New Castle, Pennsylvania, in Lawrence County. Marker is on South Mill Street near Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Castle PA 16101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lawrence County (approx. half a mile away); "Squaw Campaign" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 2.9 miles away); C. Frederick Post (was approx. 2.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Harbor Creek (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ira D. Sankey (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Kuskuskies Towns (approx. 5.3 miles away); Friedensstadt (approx. 5.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Castle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Warner Brothers. Official site with trailer, information, showtimes and
Warner Brothers' First Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 28, 2014
2. Warner Brothers' First Theater Marker
downloads (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Wikipedia article on Warner Brothers. (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Harry Warner at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. Samuel Warner at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
5. Albert Warner at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
6. Cinema Treasures article on the dedication. (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker Rededication
The marker was rededicated on June 26, 2014
    — Submitted June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Warner Brothers' First Theater image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 28, 2014
3. Warner Brothers' First Theater
Interior of the former theater, redone to replicate the original fascia.
Warner Brothers' First Theater decal image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 28, 2014
4. Warner Brothers' First Theater decal
Historic Warner Cascade Theatre
New Castle, PA
"Where It All Began!"
1907
Warner Brothers' First Theater image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 28, 2014
5. Warner Brothers' First Theater
Projector once used in the former theater
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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