231 Drive-In

Memorial Parkway NW and Winchester Road NW,
Huntsville, AL 35810

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Newspaper ad from 1958 showing what was playing at the 231 Drive-In Theatre

Viewing: Photo | Street View

This drive-in opened in 1953 and closed in 1960. The screen was later destroyed in a storm.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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NYozoner on January 10, 2015 at 6:12 pm

Memorial Pkwy NW & Winchester Rd NW, Huntsville, AL 35810

Jay Harvey
Jay Harvey on January 20, 2015 at 12:10 am

Looks like it held more than 200 cars too

Kenmore on January 20, 2015 at 4:06 am

Plus, the twinned drive in appears on the 1968, 1976 and 1982 topographical maps which would indicate that it was open after 1960.

I would submit the possibility of either the information or the location being wrong in some manner.

Mister_Comics on October 11, 2017 at 4:34 pm

The 231 was not a twin drive-in. What you are seeing in the aerial view is the Parkway Drive-In that was butted up next to the 231 drive-In.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on October 11, 2017 at 9:25 pm

Mister Comics you are correct on layout of both drive-ins. I’m surprise they did not open the Parkway at the old location of the 231 DI.

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