Thursday, September 13, 2018

Theatre Opened at Naval Training Station -- September 13, 2018

Moving Picture World, 29-September-1918
Mare Island Naval Shipyard, founded in 1854, was the first US Navy base on the West coast.  It sits across a channel from Vallejo, California.  During World War One, it was a busy naval training station.  The new theater, with a capacity of 500, had room for 48 wheelchairs.

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