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Creation Date

11-25-2011

Building Name

Colquitt Theatre

Historic District

Moultrie’s Historic District

Description

Colquitt Theatre 1, Moultrie GA

Moultrie is the county seat and largest city of Colquitt County, Georgia,

The Colquitt Theatre was built in the early-1940’s by Moultrie, GA showman, Charlie Powell and was conceived as Moultrie’s premier showcase for motion pictures. Colquitt Theatre’s extensive remodeling was done in 1956-1958, The theatre closed as a motion picture house on October 15, 1978 and the building sat vacant until a grant was awarded in 1993 to remodel the theatre.

The Colquitt Theatre, now retrofitted as the Moultrie Senior Center by architect Jack Wilson, AIA, is a contributing building in the National Register of Historic Places in Moultrie’s Historic District., NRIS #94000543.

Latitude, Longitude

31.17896111, -83.78914722

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Colquitt Theatre; Charlie Powell; Moultrie Senior Center; Historic district; Colquitt County (Ga.); Theaters --- Georgia --- Moultrie.

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