Pocomoke Drive-In

880 US Route 13,
Pocomoke City, MD 21851

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Pocomoke Drive-In

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The Pocomoke Drive-In opened August 14, 1953 and closed sometime in the mid-1980’s. This drive-in had a capacity for 270 cars.

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on January 31, 2007 at 5:01 pm

Robbery in April 1973:

POCOMOKE CITY â€" A Virginia man has been charged with robbery in connection with the theft of $350 from the Pocomoke Drive-in Theater Friday, State Police said today. Being held in Worcester County Jail under $10,000 bond is Willie Adolphus Howard Jr., 23, of Horn town. The suspect was apprehended Sunday at Line Rd., Pocomoke City.

NYozoner
NYozoner on January 23, 2011 at 12:32 pm

880 U.S. 13, Pocomoke City, MD 21851

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in, which is visible using Google Earth historic aerial imagery.

dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on July 24, 2015 at 7:39 am

Opened August 14, 1953 with the film, “Bird of Paradise.” The first 250 cards to the 270-space drive-in lot would receive free Hawaiian leis and free popcorn. The 35' by 25' screen was built to accommodate wide screen presentations as well as traditional films. Stage atop the screening booth allowed for live stage shows prior to showtime. Owner William G. Myers also had a bottle warming service for those bringing babies to screenings. The theater’s lot is still somewhat visible and its entrance is at 872 Ocean Highway / Route 13 two miles south of town. However, the drive-in was demolished though visible in the 1967 Historical Aerial satellite shot and the 1972 Topos.

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