M-78 Triple Drive-In

6385 Newton Road,
East Lansing, MI 48823

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M-78 opens third screen 5/25/77

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The M-78 opened as a single screen in 1969, later converted to a twin and then a triplex.

Car capacity was listed at 2,096. The drive in was operated by National Amusements from 1969 until it’s closing in 1992.

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on August 13, 2009 at 2:37 pm

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 13, 2009 at 7:06 pm

This drive-in is listed in the 1975 IMPA with a capacity for 1,000 cars but for some reason it isn’t listed in 1980.

Michigandriveins.com
Michigandriveins.com on November 28, 2010 at 8:19 pm

The M-78 did not open as a single screen. It was a twin from day one, screen three opened in 1977. More at http://michigandriveins.com/m7856.asp

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