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The Gem Theater on First Street dates back to 1936, when travelling shows, in addition to movies and news reels lit up the stage.  The Greek Revival styled theater still shows movies and has occasional productions on its stage The Old Police Station and Jail is located on Second Street.  It is now vacant but used to be a bustling place.  The Magistrates Court used to be held on the second floor.

 Kannapolis Visitor's Center


The Visitors Center in downtown Kannapolis used to be a movie theater.  It now houses exhibits about textile making and the early years of Cannon Mills.


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