Michigan Drive-In

14900 Dix Toledo Highway,
Southgate, MI 48195

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Michigan Drive-In 1985

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Southgate, a small suburb southwest of Detroit near Wyandotte, was blessed with two great drive-ins, the Fort George Drive-In and the Michigan Drive-In. The Michigan Drive-In opened July 22, 1948 and had a capacity for 900 cars when it first opened; this was later increased to 1,200 after a renovation in 1977. Like its brother on Fort Street, the Michigan Drive-In was operated by Nicholas George and Cooperative Ct. The Michigan Drive-In closed in 1984.

Contributed by Don Solosan

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DonSolosan on August 1, 2008 at 2:38 am

Opened 1948, closed 1984.

jwmovies on October 28, 2012 at 1:21 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 14900 Dix Toledo Road. Now (wait for it) Walmart! Sigh…

rivest266 on November 6, 2015 at 5:44 pm

July 22nd, 1948 grand opening ad in photo section.

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