1746 Apperson Drive (US 11, formerly Lee Highway), Salem, Va.
years of operation: 1948-82
currently: shopping center next to Salem Valley 8 cinemas
The first drive-in in the Roanoke Valley, the Lee Hi's debut feature was the musical comedy Margie starring Jeanne Crain. In 1976, operators Consolidated Theatres opened a four-screen indoor next to the drive-in; it's now the Carmike Salem Valley 8.
Below is part of a 1970 aerial photo showing the drive-in (in center of image).
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