2020 Lecture Series - "The Gale and Park Theaters - A History"
6865 W Hickory Rd
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Contact: Fred Colgren, Director of Education
Phone: (269) 953-9021
"The Gale and Park Theaters - A History" by Keith Martin, Historian
At a time not so long ago, theaters were popping up in towns all over America. Soon after, the television became a fixture in homes requiring fewer and fewer people to head to the theater. Keith Martin shares the history of two local theaters - The Gale and The Park.
The Gale Theater was constructed and opened in 1941 in Galesburg, MI. The Park Theater opened in 1949 and closed as a theater in 1996. Both were built by D. Eli and Dorothy Frank.
Keith Martin is a historian and curator for the Galesburg Historical Museum.
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing topics. Admission to each lecture FREE for members, included in general admission and is just $5/person if you're only coming to take in the Lecture!