Hi-Ho Drive-In

2805 US Route 82,
Gainesville, TX 76240

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HI-HO Drive-In

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L.C. Dennis opened the HI-Ho Drive-In with a grand opening celebration June 5, 1948. Opening night included a live performance by the Harmony Boys and a screening of “Homestretch” starring Cornel Wilde. The Hi-Ho Drive-In closed in the 1977.

Contributed by Lost Memory, Billy Holcomb / Don Lewis / Billy Smith

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DonLewis
DonLewis on June 25, 2009 at 7:57 pm

Movie ads from 1951 and 1953 for the Hi-Ho Drive-In here and here in Gainsville Texas.

DonLewis
DonLewis on June 25, 2009 at 8:05 pm

Views of the Hi-Ho Drive in here and here and view of former snack barhere.

skipden
skipden on July 8, 2009 at 7:18 pm

The projection booth / snack bar building stands behind the Wagon Wheel cafe about a mile east of walmart.

millsbranch
millsbranch on July 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Skip thanks for the update on the Hi Ho.
..I had the theater behind the Trails End,
which is next door to the Wagon Wheel Inn.
I was close, but wrong thanks billy h. Don Lewis. Billy Smith

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on March 17, 2010 at 5:40 pm

Tuesday Only 80 cents a car load what a deal!

millsbranch
millsbranch on March 3, 2011 at 11:45 am

I did some checking 03-04-2011, and found a prjectionist and his daughter, and they both confirmed the theater was on the site of the now Trails End Restaurant.
The Snack bar is intact , and survives, and can be seen on Don Lewis
Vanishing Theater image site.
Billy H

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 6, 2011 at 4:21 pm

Don,great pictures.thank you so much for putting them on CT.

jwmovies
jwmovies on October 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 2805 US-82.

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