Mt. Vernon Drive-In

7940 Richmond Highway,
Alexandria, VA 22306

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Herald Announcing the Opening Of The Mount Vernon Open Air Theatre

The Mt. Vernon Drive-In opened by E. M. Loew’s Theatres on August 15, 1938. It was sold to Redstone Drive-Ins in 1962 and modernized. In 1978 a second screen was added. At its closing in 1984, it had a capacity for 969 cars. The drive-in was demolished and replaced by a multi-plex theater.

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Local619 on June 14, 2007 at 6:22 pm

Booth ran Simplex XL projectors..

Local619 on December 14, 2007 at 7:39 pm

1948 Times-Herald lists.. OPEN AIR E.M. Lowe’s Open Air Drive In 3 miles south of Alexandria on Route 1 tel- Alex-7050. Adults $0.50 Children Free..

ElCartero on June 17, 2009 at 2:56 pm

Hmm.. link’s dead. It’s on this page, though:

TLSLOEWS on May 31, 2010 at 9:26 pm

Thanks everyone.

Shiseiji on August 13, 2013 at 11:53 am

And now it’s the site of a Costco.

rivest266 on June 21, 2015 at 9:59 am

August 15th, 1938 grand opening ad in photo section.

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