STRONG CITY, KANSAS

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The Final Clean!

December 20, 2017 0 Comments

      In just two nights, a movie will once again be showing in the 1900 theater!!!!!!!!        

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Getting Ready for MOVIE NIGHT!

December 18, 2017 2 Comments

The interior of the 1900 theater is a ruined shell. But the Strong City Preservation Alliance is dedicated to getting the theater restored. In the meantime…          

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A WeKan Fundraiser! Help Restore the Neon Sign!

December 18, 2017 0 Comments

     

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Breakfast With SANTA!

December 18, 2017 2 Comments

   

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The 1900 Theater…RETURNS TO LIFE!!!!!!!!

December 17, 2017 8 Comments

About forty years ago the 1900 theater in Strong City went dark. About forty years ago the last movie was shown. About forty years ago the last popcorn was served. About forty years ago. The theater went dark. Then the roof collapsed. And things looked very grim for the 1900 theater. Very grim, indeed.  …

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Santa and Mrs. Claus at the 1900 Theater!!!!!!!!

December 16, 2017 2 Comments

  This Wednesday, and through Sunday, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on the porch of the 1900 theater waving hello to all good boys and girls! (Oh, heck, and maybe some naughty boys and girls, too!). And there will elves, as well! And candy canes for everybody! Ho, ho, ho!!!!!!!!      

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Chase County Country Christmas!

November 22, 2017 1 Comment

           

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The Lost Auditorium

October 18, 2017 9 Comments

In 2000, the roof of the 1900 theater suffered a partial collapse, then total collapse. Almost the entire interior was destroyed by this catastrophe. A successful application to the Kansas Heritage Trust Fund enabled a new roof to be installed. Then, the destroyed interior, which had been rained on for years, was scooped out. The…

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Exploring the Ruins

October 18, 2017 5 Comments

In 2000, the roof of the 1900 theater suffered a partial collapse, then total collapse. Almost the entire interior was destroyed by this catastrophe. A successful application to the Kansas Heritage Trust Fund enabled a new roof to be installed. Then, the destroyed interior, which had been rained on for years, was scooped out. But…

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Introducing the New 1931 Uptown Theater!

October 16, 2017 6 Comments

It has been something of a mystery when the 1900 Auditorium was renamed the UPTOWN theater. This week, Tom Thompson solve this mystery!                        

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