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Virginia Theatre in Wheeling

Operated by the Dipson Theatres chain, the Virginia Theatre was opened in 1908 and closed in 1962. Live broadcasts of Wheeling radio station WWVA's "Jamboree” were held at the Virginia from 1934-1936, and again from 1946-1962. The theater was demolished shortly after closing in 1962.


 Location

 ▶ Virginia Theater, 82 12th St. (Demolished -- now a parking lot)


Images

Virginia Theater


Additional Resources

Materials in the Library:
▶ Vertical File: Virginia Theater, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at the reference desk.


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