June 3: Midway Drive-in Theatre, Miller SD

It’s Day 154 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. Once again I was fortunate enough to have a fairly short drive, less than an hour from the Pheasant City Drive-In Theatre just north of Redfield to the Midway Drive-in Theatre north of Miller. According to a photo on the Midway’s Facebook page, Ernest Schweigerdt and John Kirschenman built the drive-in in 1953, midway between…

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June 2: Pheasant City Drive-In Theatre, Redfield SD

It’s Day 153 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. As I zigzag to find open drive-ins, I headed north from Gregory SD for a three-hour drive to the Pheasant City Drive-In Theatre just north of Redfield. According to the Pheasant City’s history page, it opened in August 1953 as the Sioux Drive-In. It was the fourth Sioux of Dan Peterson’s State…

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