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The Mansfield, Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace

Once upon a time, in the 1950’s in America there were thousands of drive-in movie theaters, now there are less than 400. There are three drive-ins left in Connecticut, among them, the Mansfield Drive-in in Tolland County which opened in 1954.  Michael Jungden came on board in 1974 as the ticket manager and then in 1991 he Read more…

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Take The Kids To The Drive-In

The Drive-in movie experience recalls an earlier era when there were over 4000 drive-ins in the United States. Now there are fewer than 400 drive-ins but fortunately for Connecticut residents, three drive-ins are still here in the nutmeg state: Barkhamsted (http://www.pleasantvalleydriveinmovies.com/ Mansfield http://www.mansfielddrivein.com/ and Southington http://www.southingtondrive-in.org/ The Southington Drive-In is unique because it was purchased Read more…

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