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YC Drive-In Theatre


1953 Photo from the HC Lower collection
Yates Center KS

Closed Outdoor Theatre
Record #26225  
 Opened: 1953
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity: 250 cars
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Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by HC Lower.

Opened in March 1953 by Mr. and Mrs. HC Lower on ten acres west of the city. Sold in short order (along with the Temple Theatre) to a Mr. and Mrs. Davis. Mr. Davis died within a year and she continued to operate both theaters for many years. The theater finally closed around 1980 and is now a salvage yard.

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Last featured 9/3/2006. Last edited 9/3/2006.

 
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