Sampson Theatre

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Sampson Theatre
Sampson Theatre is located in New York
Sampson Theatre
Location 130-136 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, New York
Coordinates 42°39′48″N 77°3′8″W / 42.66333°N 77.05222°W / 42.66333; -77.05222Coordinates: 42°39′48″N 77°3′8″W / 42.66333°N 77.05222°W / 42.66333; -77.05222
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1910
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 08001035[1]
Added to NRHP November 7, 2008

Sampson Theatre is a historic theater building located at Penn Yan in Yates County, New York. It was built in 1910, and is a three-story, poured in place, concrete building. It measures 60 feet wide and 100 feet deep and consists of two sections; a front auditorium section and a rear stage section. Both sections are covered by gambrel roofs. The theater was originally used for vaudeville and as a movie theater. In 1929, it was converted for use as a miniature golf course, and later was used as a warehouse for tires.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

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