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The Capitol Theatre's long history began over ninety years ago with Frederick Mercy, Sr.'s vision of a grand vaudeville theatre located in downtown Yakima. Construction on his dream project began in 1919. After a fire destroyed most of the building in 1975, the theatre was rebuilt and continues to entertain people with concerts, plays, ballets, etc.

Location: PO Box 102, 19 South Third St, Yakima Washington 98907 Telephone 509-853-8000 Toll Free: 800-876-2246 Fax 509-575-6251

Other History nearby:
(Toppenish) American Hop Museum
(Prosser) Benton County Historical Museum
(Yakima) Capitol Theatre
(Ellensburg) Kittitas County Historical Museum
(Toppenish) Northern Pacific Railway Museum
(Grandview) Ray E Powell Museum


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