Central Park Theatre

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This article is about the cinema on Bessemer Highway, for the 1925 theater at 3207 Bessemer Road, see Central Park Family Theater.
Central Park Theatre in 1957

The Central Park Theatre was a cinema located at 2909 Bessemer Highway.

In the 1950s the theater served as a meeting place for the North Alabama Citizens Council. Asa Carter allegedly shot J. P. Tillery and Charles Bridges during a Federated Ku Klux Klan of the Confederacy meeting at the theater on January 28, 1957.

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