Martinsville Drive-In

960 S. Main Street,
Martinsville, IN 46151

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The Martinsville Drive-In was opened on May 17, 1950. By 1955 it was operated by Campbell Ct. Long gone, Dollar General on Morton Avenue takes up part of the property.

Contributed by James Monroe

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MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on June 6, 2019 at 9:20 pm

The June 24, 1950 issue of BoxOffice wrote that the Martinsville was the last of three local drive-ins that all opened during May 1950, after the “Center Brook” and the Templeton Wheel-In, 10 miles north.

“Costing approximately $60,000, (the Martinsville) provided not only 300 car speakers but also benches for 200 non-car owners. The Martinsville Drive-In charges 40 cents for patrons in cars and 25 cents for walk-in customers.”

50sSNIPES
50sSNIPES on April 6, 2020 at 6:29 pm

Opening On May 17th, 1950.

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