Original Oil Painting Back at the Park Theatre

Original Oil Painting Back at the Park Theatre

Posted by on Oct 3, 2006 in History, News | 0 comments

Article and Photos by Bryce Mayer
North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

Hulda Reichenbach kept pinching herself to make sure she wasn’t dreaming.

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Park Theatre’s History Hearkens Back to Oct. 4, 1916

Park Theatre’s History Hearkens Back to Oct. 4, 1916

Posted by on Sep 23, 2003 in History, News | 0 comments

From North Vernon Sun special section

by Barbara King & Bryce Mayer

It was March 15, 1825, that the property known as the east half of the southwest quarter of Section 34 in township seven, north of range eight east containing 80 acres was transferred from the United States to John Newland.

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Community Celebrates Park Theatre’s Re-Opening

Community Celebrates Park Theatre’s Re-Opening

Posted by on Sep 23, 2003 in History, News | 0 comments

From North Vernon Sun special section

by Barbara King & Bryce Mayer

Intrepid group persevered despite overwhelming odds

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Wonderful Memories of Park Theatre by Bryce Mayer

Wonderful Memories of Park Theatre by Bryce Mayer

Posted by on Sep 23, 2003 in History, News | 0 comments

From North Vernon Sun special section
Sept. 23, 2003


by Bryce Mayer

“The Last Picture Show” is one of my all-time favorite movies. The Peter Bogdanovich-directed film is built around the closing of a movie house in a small Texas town in the 1960s.

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Timeline of Park Theatre Renovation

Timeline of Park Theatre Renovation

Posted by on Sep 23, 2003 in History, News | 0 comments

From North Vernon Sun special section
Sept. 23, 2003


1987—The Jennings County Players agree to pursue the old Park Theater in downtown North Vernon as a home to the community theater.

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