Colonial Theater (Canton, North Carolina)

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Colonial Theater
Colonial Theater - Canton NC.jpg
Colonial Theater, October 2011
Colonial Theater (Canton, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Colonial Theater (Canton, North Carolina)
Colonial Theater (Canton, North Carolina) is located in the United States
Colonial Theater (Canton, North Carolina)
Location55-57 Park St., Canton, North Carolina
Coordinates35°31′56″N 82°50′24″W / 35.53222°N 82.84000°W / 35.53222; -82.84000Coordinates: 35°31′56″N 82°50′24″W / 35.53222°N 82.84000°W / 35.53222; -82.84000
Area0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
ArchitectBenton & Benton
Architectural styleColonial Revival
NRHP reference #00000226[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 15, 2000

The Colonial Theatre is a historic movie theater located at Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina. It was designed by Benton & Benton and built in 1932. It is a 2 1/2-story, five bay Colonial Revival style brick building. The theater auditorium has 650 seats, including the auditorium and the balcony. The Colonial Theater has been renovated and is now used for concerts, movies, and plays.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1] It is located in the Canton Main Street Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Sybil Argintar Bowers (September 1999). "Colonial Theatre" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.

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