Lincoln Drive-In

2707 Roosevelt Boulevard,
Trevose, PA 19053

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Lincoln Drive-In

The Lincoln Drive-In was located on Route 1 (Lincoln Highway) in Trevose, PA. It was opened on April 2, 1948 by Fabian-Hellman Theatres and could accommodate 1,000 cars. Closed and demolished for an office park.

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Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on June 7, 2010 at 3:42 pm

Loved the ad. It looks like an early Budco Theatres ad.

calcynic on October 17, 2010 at 8:13 am

Seems like I grew up on the Lincoln Drive In lot. I hail from Somerton, about 2 mi. from the theater. My most memorable experience was a 1968 date with my future wife. We went to a $1.00 a carload dawn to dusk horror fest. The first couple movies were horrible and we were “comfortably numb” when Night of the Living Dead came on. That woke us up…fast! There was a full moon framing the ever creepy Max Security bldg and some out-buildings of Byberry Mental Hospital. Lethal combination…I did 70 MPH down Roosevelt Blvd til I cleared Byberry Rd. NOLD is still my favorite movie.

rivest266 on October 1, 2011 at 2:36 pm

This opened on April 2nd, 1948. ad posted on this page.

Mikeoaklandpark on October 3, 2011 at 10:59 am

In the early 80’s it was still open showing porn double features.

TheALAN on July 20, 2013 at 6:41 pm

As a child, I remember going to the Lincoln with my parents. Later with my friends for a $1.00 a carload. (The ‘Blue Light’ cabins were next door).

TheALAN on January 10, 2016 at 11:06 am

The Lincoln Drive-In Theatre was located at 2407 Lincoln Hwy., Trevose, PA. Today, it is part of The Neshaminy Interplex Business Center. In fact, the entrance to the Interplex is approximately where the entrance was for the drive-in. 2707 Roosevelt Blvd./Lincoln Hwy. would put the drive-in somewhere in Roosevelt Memorial Park — a cemetery. Sorry calcync, I think you fell asleep. The “Night of the Living Dead” ended!

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on January 10, 2016 at 11:26 am

The address on the header is the correct one. Look at the grand opening ad. It says Rt. 1…. Rt.1,Roosevelt Blvd, Lincoln Hwy are all the same road. If you using goggle maps they are off sometimes.

calcynic on September 1, 2019 at 11:06 pm

TheALAN…What are you talking about? I was there, then, when I said I was. I don’t know the address, but I didn’t need to, as I was a weekly visitor. I fell asleep??? Whaaa?

davidcoppock on September 2, 2019 at 5:04 am

Opened with “Jack London” and “Buck Privates”.

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