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Wheeling's Virginia Theatre and Home to the Jamboree from 1934 - 1962
Although the stage presentation originated at Wheeling's Capitol Theatre, to the greatest generation of fans they knew the Virginia as its home!
These photo's chronicle the beautiful and poplar Venue that was demolished in 1962 for a parking lot.

Virginia Theatre Logo
1959 The Golden Era of the Jamboree inside the Virginia


Virginia Theatre's Only remaining fixture.

Site Comparison 1950's and Today

Corner of 12th Street and Eoff looking West (Early 1900's)

Movies too in 1937

Typical Crowd of Early 1950's inline to see the World Famous Wheeling Jamboree

Jamboree's 20th Anniversary 1953

Jamboree 25th Anniversary

1959 Crowd waiting to see the Jamboree

1961 The Line was around the corner to see the Jamboree down to the Court Theatre
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