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Cove Drive-In Theater - Facts & Highlights

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Cove Drive-In Theater

No known aliases.
Closed down
Business TX 35 at 10th St.
Rockport, TX 78382
 
Express Code: txtcove
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built:
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 350
Acres:
Opening Date: 04/12/1953
First Movie: Abbott & Costello Go To Mars
Site: torn down
Details: Now occupied by At Waters Edge Boat and RV Storage
 
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Theater Timeline

1953    Grand opening
1960    Closes for renovations
1961    Reopens upon renovation completion
1961    Hurricane Carla destroys the drive-in
1961    Reopens upon completion of rebuilding
1970    Drive-In is again destroyed by another hurricane...Celia
1971    Reopens upon completion of rebuilding
1981    Drive-In is damaged by another storm and does not reopen

People

  • owners
    Ed Barnard
    1953 - 1961
    Emory Spencer
    1961 - 1971
    Tom Davis
    1971 - 1981
  • operators
    Davis
    2003 - current

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