Candler Drive-In

SE Broad Street & Theater Drive,
Metter, GA 30439

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Candler Drive-In was located in the South Georgia town of Metter and was open by 1955. It parked 300 cars and was one of two drive-ins in Metter. The Candler Drive-in was owned by Dixie Amusement located in Swainsboro, Georgia.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on August 3, 2010 at 1:44 pm

Open 1955-1980?

Open for sure in 1967.

Need an address, more info, and photos.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on October 18, 2010 at 2:00 am

It was on East Broad Street. Here are the coordinates: 32.395472,-82.047175

NYozoner
NYozoner on February 6, 2011 at 1:10 pm

SE Broad St & Theater Dr, Metter, GA 30439

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in, which is now occupied by Metter Mini Storage.

Here is a USGS topo map which notes the location of the drive-in, courtesy of MSRMaps.com.

jwmovies
jwmovies on September 14, 2012 at 7:34 am

Approx. location for this drive-in was around 970 E. Broad St.

swamp30439
swamp30439 on September 7, 2013 at 4:49 am

Hi all I also went to this drive-in well I live in
Metter Ga. the family who run the drive-in
live in the screen one of my best friends dated their
daughter also in 1974 it was used in a movie called
“Buster and Billie” staring Jan-Michael Vincent, Joan
Goodfellow, and Robert Englund. Had fun there.

swamp30439
swamp30439 on September 14, 2013 at 3:10 am

Hi all I have loaded four photos of the Candler Drive-In and two are articles on the opening of the Drive-In.

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