Reports differ as to when the theater was built, but it was sometime in the early 1900s. The identity of the haunts here is also a mystery, but some speculate it may be former employees, movie-loving former patrons, or even a man who was shot on the street outside many years ago. The theater closed in 1984 and was purchased in 1989 as Kelso Dollar Theater; Kelso Theater Pub was established in 1996. Among the strang things witnesses and ghost hunters say happen here are apparitions, orbs, EVP (electronic voice phenomena), cold spots, footsteps, and something unknown that sets of motion detectors when no one living is there. Apparitions seen include one of an old man in a dark suit, a black cat, two little girls, and a man named Franklin in the balcony.
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- 214 S Pacific Ave
Kelso, WA 98626
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- 46.143637, -122.91123800000003
- Cowlitz County, Washington
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