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Cherokee Outdoor Theatre - Facts & Highlights

General Information edit

Cherokee Outdoor Theatre

No known aliases.
Closed down
TX 149--TX 322 at Estes Dr.
Longview, TX 75601
Express Code: txtche2
Status: closed
Year Built: 1953
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 600
Opening Date: 05/27/1953
First Movie: 1. Hotel Sahara, 2. Fort Defiance
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by Wal-Mart
Sound: Speakers
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Aesthetics: Mural with an Indian
Location: Located next to the rail road tracks and across the street from Marlow Pumps
Technical: 58 x 44 foot screen
Notes: Concession stand boasted fried shrimp

Theater Timeline

1953    Grand opening
1957    Closed no earlier than this year, exact date unknown


  • operators
    W. B. Bill Goates
    2004 - current
  • owners
    W. B. Bill Goates
    2004 - current

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