Oleander Drive-In

8014 Broadway Street,
Galveston, TX 77554

790 cars

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Owned by Moran McDaniel. Opened in 1951, closed in the early-1960’s.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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kencmcintyre on March 27, 2010 at 3:51 pm

The Oleander opened on May 25, 1951. Here are some opening day ads from the Galveston Daily News:

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 26, 2010 at 6:46 pm

I have it parking 790 cars and in 1956 run by INTERSTATE.

TLSLOEWS on May 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm

Nice opening day ad ken mc,and the info Mike.

NYozoner on December 26, 2010 at 10:05 am

8014 Broadway St, Galveston, TX 77554

That address will map to the drive-in.

Here is a 1974 aerial photo of the drive-in courtesy of Google Earth:


BobFurmanek on March 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Here’s an article about the fabulous mural. Sure wish I could see it in color! http://www.boxoffice.com/the_vault/issue_page?issue_id=1952-3-8&page_no=152#page_start

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