Dixie Drive-In

Kicklighter Way,
Savannah, GA 31408

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Previously operated by: Dixie Drive-In Theatres

Previous Names: Circle Drive-In

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Owned by Dixie Drive-In Theatres chain. The Circle Drive-In had a capacity for 350 cars and opened in October 1949. It was near to the Highway 80 Drive-In which was located on the other side of the road. The Dixie Drive-In closed in the late-1950’s.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 27, 2010 at 5:41 pm

Dixie Drive-in in MACON, Georgia too.

NYozoner
NYozoner on February 6, 2011 at 10:38 pm

U.S. 80 & Bypass Rd, Savannah, GA 31408

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in.

Here is a 1951 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of Earth Explorer and USGS.

kennerado
kennerado on December 11, 2019 at 2:47 am

A more accurate address is actually Kicklighter Way, Savannah, GA 31408. This street runs almost directly down the center of where the ramps were.

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on October 20, 2021 at 6:27 pm

The Exhibitor, Feb. 13, 1952: “New lessees of the Circle Drive-In, on U. S. 80 near the Traffic Circle, are Harris Robinson, R. A. Edmondson, Jr., Horace Denning, and Hudson Edwards. The spot will be operated by Dixie Drive-In Theatres under the management of Edwards, who is also manager, Hi-Way 80. A 10-year lease was taken on the site and theatre from P. Fred Woods and J. Lee Woods, owners of the 250-car spot. Certain equipment was also acquired from A. T. Livingston, operator of the Circle since it opened in October, 1949. The Circle will open after extensive repairs and improvements.”

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