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Colonial Drive-In Theatre

Photo from the Debbie Ward McArdle collection.
Fort Worth Hwy
Denton TX

Demolished 1963 Outdoor Theatre
Record #42397  
 Opened: May 20, 1948
 Closed: June 21, 1963
 Demolished: 1963
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Twin Vue Drive-In

Information for this tour was contributed by Debbie Ward McArdle.

George Franklin and some of his workers died at the drive-in during a tornado on March 24, 1954. Debs Reynolds leased and reopened it in 1955. The drive-in continued to operate until it was again destroyed by a tornado in June 1963.

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Photos from the Debbie Ward McArdle collection.

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