Cherokee Drive-In

1421 Cleveland Highway,
Dalton, GA 30721

440 cars

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CHEROKEE DRIVE IN - DALTON GA

One of two drive-ins in the North Georgia town of Dalton. The Cherokee Drive-In parked 440 cars and was opened prior to 1955. It was closed around 1980. No surprise to anyone in Georgia, it was operated by the Martin Theatres chain.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on July 17, 2010 at 9:14 am

PLEASE ADD TO ADDRESS:

CLEVELAND ROAD

Open 1955-1980?

Open for sure in 1967.

Was open all year?.

Site is now a warehouse?

Need a complete address, more info and photos.

Dalton Drive-Ins:
Cherokee
Calhoun
Dalton 1975 Martin?
Judeon 1969 200 cars?

NYozoner
NYozoner on February 2, 2011 at 8:55 pm

Cleveland Hwy & Waring Rd NW, Dalton, GA 30721

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in.

Here is a 1972 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of Earth Explorer and USGS.

NYozoner
NYozoner on February 2, 2011 at 8:59 pm

According to Drive-ins.com, this drive-in was also known as the Calhoun Drive-In.

jwmovies
jwmovies on September 18, 2012 at 11:42 pm

Approx. address for this drive-in was 1421 Cleveland Hwy.

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on September 2, 2018 at 7:59 pm

This link has 3 pre-show announcements at the bottom that were made at the Cherokee & Dalton Drive-Ins.

http://stevehill.us/misc/wtti/

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on September 3, 2018 at 9:28 am

Closed in about 1980? Demolished(date unknown?).. Site is now a warehouse.

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