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Let’s Go To The Movies

July 18, 2013 by Hubbard County Historical Museum Director

Remember way back in the day when Park Rapids had two different movie theatres? 

The Park and the Royal.


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Thursday July 25 at 12 Noon Rod Nordberg will be showing a Silent Movie (or two) from our collection of old films.   We will meet in the basement of the museum in the Resort/Business Room.  Free Popcorn will be served!  Everyone is welcome…bring the whole family!


  1. IntenseGuy says:

    Its interesting how the old ‘in town’ movie theaters were “re-purposed” (or sadly, torn down). In my home town, I recall going to the movies shown in the ‘in town’ theater as a young boy – it is now the home of performing arts – and various groups put on plays and musicals.

  2. Enid says:

    I remember going to “the show” at the Royal Theater when I was a child….if I remember correctly, it seemed that they played the “B-movies,” not the big hit movies. Those were shown at the Park instead. I remember going to the Royal for Saturday matinees mostly. Gone are the days…

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