Historical Photo: 07/29/2019

Did you know the current State Theatre was built in 1948-49? It opened after the previous theater at that location, The Lyric, burned in 1948. The 1948 fire was the second fire for that theater, which burned (and was rebuilt) for the first time in 1923. These images are provided by the Traverse Area Historical Society in collaboration with the Traverse Area District Library. Please contact the TAHS at 231-995-0313 or email contact@traversehistory.org if you have questions or comments.