America's First Movie Theater Historical Marker on Canal Street in New Orleans ©Ed and Susan Poole

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Historical Marker for Americas First Movie Theater on Canal Street in New Orleans ©Ed and Susan Poole

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On July 26, 1896 America's first indoor seated movie theater was opened right here in #OnlyLouisiana! You can visit the site in New Orleans where William T. "Pop" Rock & Walter J. Wainwright opened Vitascope Hall.