Franklin Drive-In announces closure

It is the end of an era for a local drive-in movie theater. The Franklin drive-in announces the theater has been sold and will no longer operate as a drive-in.

The theater was built in the late 1960s. The owners say it has been in their family for the last 33 years.

Owners credit their location on a busy highway and in-home streaming services for the cause of the closure.

Many people have taken to social media to share memories of enjoying the local drive in. To read the theater’s statement, click here.