Chisholm Trail Drive-In

1700 E. 16th Street,
Wellington, KS 67152

420 cars

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Chisholm Trail Drive-In

The Chisholm Trail Drive-In opened in spring of 1950. This single screen drive-in had a capacity for 420 cars. The Chisholm Trail Drive-In closed in September of 2001.

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raybradley on March 15, 2011 at 3:41 pm

… and here is an April, 1984, movie schedule,
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jwmovies on September 19, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Now Wellington High School at 1700 East 16th St.

MichaelKilgore on June 2, 2019 at 9:57 am

From the May 27, 1950 issue of BoxOffice:

WELLINGTON, KAS. – The new 420-car Chisholm Trail Drive-In on Route 160 about one mile east of here recently was opened. The open air theatre was erected and is being operated by Sol Frank, Coldwater, and F. E. Estes, Charles Gregg and J. L. Young, all of Caney.

MichaelKilgore on March 8, 2021 at 7:56 pm

I wonder where this fits.

Boxoffice classified ad, Dec. 29, 1956: “For sale, complete drive-in theatre. Dirt cheap, must be moved. M. D. Otterback, Wellington, Kas.”

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