Barhop's Drive-In - Romulus MI

Address: 12224 Huron River Dr
City: Romulus
State: MI
Zip: 48174
County: Wayne
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General Information:

Barhop's was operating in Romulus since 1964 or so and it was an established teen hangout. By 1974, it was converted to a Daly's outlet. There was a fire in Sept 2001 that destroyed the building although the shell appears on the aerial map until 2002. It is probable the Daly's was already closed when the fire occurred so it may have been vacant at the time. I will also include some info on this on the Daly's page.

From Robert Wagle:

The guy in the booth with a girl on each side of him, looking into the camera is a local legend by the name of Jack Gene Shick. He was a mentor to me growing up . He shared many stories of the goings on at Barhops. He said it was just like Arnold's in the TV series Happy Days. Sadly he passed away on December 13th, 2022. He was 79 years young, and will always be in the hearts of ALL who knew him. We will miss you...

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Barhops Drive-In - 1962 Lincoln High School Yearbook
1962 Lincoln High School Yearbook
Barhops Drive-In - 1964 Romulus High School Yearbook
1964 Romulus High School Yearbook
Barhops Drive-In - 1960 Romulus High School Yearbook
1960 Romulus High School Yearbook
Barhops Drive-In - 1960S Yearbook Ad - Jack Gene Shick Center Right
1960S Yearbook Ad - Jack Gene Shick Center Right
Barhops Drive-In - Empty Lot As Of 2023
Empty Lot As Of 2023
Barhops Drive-In - 1973 Aerial Photo
1973 Aerial Photo
Barhops Drive-In - 2001 Report On Fire
2001 Report On Fire
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