Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Palace Theatre

76 Patton Ave., Asheville, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 10/5/1909* - 1914*
Performance Types movies
Racial Policy
NotesFound earlier opening date of May 10, 1909 in Asheville Citizen, May 9, 1909 article, p. 8.; ownership and management of theater changed hands 10-03-1909 found article in Asheville Citizen; Asheville Citizen Article on September 12, 1910 new proprietor Davenport takes over- he also appears to have managed the "Hip"
Building Notes
Associated Persons
Collister E. E. proprietor
Lynch, S. A. manager
McLaurin manager
Sugg manager
Associated Organizations

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Palace Theatre - opening notice
    Asheville Citizen - 5/9/1909
    Tags: charity; opening notice
  2. Gayety Theatre, Palace Theatre - change in ownership and management
    Asheville Citizen - 10/3/1909
    Tags: manager

City Directories

  1. City Directory of Asheville, N.C., 1910.
    unknown publication - 1910