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Jan 1, 1912 - Mar 25, 1931

The Bell Theatre in Springfield opened in January 1912 at 208-216 Main St. in the ground floor of the Seavey Building, which J.A. (Jess) Seavey had built the previous year. The same space had originally housed the Independent theater. According to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, the theater space was…

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