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IMAGE COURTESY OF ERIC PLAAG

Appalachian Theatre Auditorium, 1950
Restorations were ongoing at Boone, North Carolina's Appalachian Theatre in this 2013 shot.

Appalachian Theatre Concessions, 1950

Appalachian Theatre from balcony, 1950
Images by Palmer Blair, provided courtesy of the
Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, Inc.

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theatres are up and running, drawing visitors from all over the country.
As different as these four theatres
and their locations are, one shared
truth places them at the center of
their communities: Theatres draw us
because we want-need-to come
together to witness and celebrate the
beautiful intricacy of being human.
The Masonic's Jeff Stern puts it this
way: "Theatre is in our DNA. From the
very beginning, we gathered around
the fire to share our stories, our values and our dreams."
Traveling the Blue Ridge to visit
these four historic theatres, I saw the
light from these fires and felt their


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