Pawnee Drive-In

2400 South Broadway Street,
Wichita, KS 67211

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Pawnee Drive-In

According to the Wichita Eagle newspaper, the Pawnee Drive-In opened on July 4, 1950. Car capacity was 400. The Pawnee Drive-In was demolished in the 1970’s.

Contributed by Ridgewood Ken

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kwilkin1962 on September 11, 2013 at 8:35 pm

The Pawnee opened on July 4, 1950. It’s first movie was “Red River”, starring John Wayne.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 18, 2013 at 12:26 pm

The Pawnee Drive-In was designed by Wichita architect Homer K. Brunk, as noted in his entry in the 1962 AIA directory.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on November 23, 2013 at 5:57 am

I uploaded the screen tower picture for the non-Facebook users.

Lyndon on April 4, 2015 at 4:56 am

Here are some memories of the Pawnee.

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