Peninsula Twin Drive-In

12073 Jefferson Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23606

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Peninsula Twin Drive-In

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The Peninsula Drive-In opened as a single screen, and in the later part of the 1970’s a second screen was added. I found two car capacities listed at 400 and 600 so I am assuming that the single screen was 400 and the twin was 600. I found a copy of an old playbill listing the address and what was showing for the week.

The Peninsula Drive-In closed in the 1980’s and has since been demolished. There is an Extended Stay Hotel where the entrance of the drive-in once stood.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on March 3, 2011 at 11:08 am

Closed ~1982? Can anyone verify the exact date?

After it closed the Snack Bar Building was used as an indoor firing range.

More info and photos are always welcome.

Sheet on September 3, 2013 at 9:57 pm

I worked there in 1972-73 and both screens were there then, I worked in the snack bar.

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