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Diamond State Drive-In - Facts & Highlights

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Diamond State Drive-In

Hi-Way 13 Drive-In (1966 - 1985)
Closed down
9758 South Dupont Hwy. -- U.S. 13
Felton, DE 19943
 
Express Code: detdiam
Status: closed
Season:
Year Built: 1949
Screens: 1
Car Capacity: 150
Acres:
Opening Date: 08/12/1949
First Movie: 1. Under California Stars, 2. Campus Honeymoon
Site: inactive
Details: Screen and roller rink building still standing as of October 2014
 
Accessories:
Sound: FM (88.3), speakers
Projection:
Converted to Digital:
Movie Features:
Offering:
Notes: Delawares only operational Drive-In Theater
People: Operated by D. Brown P. D. Creigh
 

Theater Timeline

1949    Grand opening
1954    Diamond State Roller Rink opened behind drive-in screen
1966    Sold and renamed Hi-Way 13 Drive-In
1985    Final year of first-run operation
1995    Reopened as Diamond State Drive-In
2008    Final night of operation

People

  • operators
    A. & M. Steele
    2009 - current
  • owners
    A. & M. Steele
    2009 - current

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