The untimely death of Edgar Thorn in 1913 spurned the construction of one of West Virginia’s first motion picture theaters — the Apollo. This multi-purpose civic building in downtown Martinsburg has survived the past hundred years; however, the same cannot be said of one of its workers who haunts the celebrated theater.
The June issue of Ghosts of the Mid-Atlantic kicks off a series of issues on haunted theaters in the Mid-Atlantic region. July 2013 sales of the Apollo issue benefit the Apollo Theatre in Martinsburg as an appreciation for its continued presence in the community. Get your copy here: http://ghostsma.wordpress.com/subscribe/. Here’s to a hundred more years!
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