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Free Tours to celebrate Proctor's Birthday
SCHENECTADY - Proctor's Theatre offered free walking tours in celebration of the birthday of its founder on Saturday.
F. F. Proctor was born on March 17, 1861. He opened the theatre in 1926 and in 1980 it was named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Patrons who attended the tour met their tour guides at the main stage entrance at 10 a.m. Visitors were brought backstage and to the dressing rooms all while being told stories about the history of the famous theater.