Throwback Thursday: Cub Theatre


Frank Murphy opened the Cub Theatre on Main Street, just west of Sabins, in 1908. The theater was named after the Chicago Cubs baseball team, owned by Frank’s brother, Charles Webb Murphy. This theater ran until the Murphy Theatre opened on July 24, 1918. This picture was taken in 1918. Photo courtesy of Clinton County History Center, www.clintoncountyhistory.org.

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Frank Murphy opened the Cub Theatre on Main Street, just west of Sabins, in 1908. The theater was named after the Chicago Cubs baseball team, owned by Frank’s brother, Charles Webb Murphy. This theater ran until the Murphy Theatre opened on July 24, 1918. This picture was taken in 1918. Photo courtesy of Clinton County History Center, www.clintoncountyhistory.org.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/09/web1_CubTheatre.jpgFrank Murphy opened the Cub Theatre on Main Street, just west of Sabins, in 1908. The theater was named after the Chicago Cubs baseball team, owned by Frank’s brother, Charles Webb Murphy. This theater ran until the Murphy Theatre opened on July 24, 1918. This picture was taken in 1918. Photo courtesy of Clinton County History Center, www.clintoncountyhistory.org. Courtesy photo