Tri-State Drive-In

1966 Smith Township State Road,
Slovan, PA 15021

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wesmang
wesmang on January 13, 2014 at 7:40 pm

I went to the Tri-State site in Oct. of 2013 and sadly only a rusted, deteriorating screen is all that remains. No concession stand, projection booth, or box office. Just an empty field

RSM3853
RSM3853 on December 5, 2013 at 8:51 am

Ed, try www.movie-theatre.org/ – Rivest’s Ultimate List of Movie Theatres.

edblank
edblank on December 25, 2012 at 5:21 am

Up until perhaps the 1970s, there was an indoor theater called the Mary Ann, which I believe was in McDonald PA. There seems to be no Cinema Treasures entry for it. Can anyone help here? I’m asking on the Tri-State Drive-In forum because I think the Mary Ann and the Tri-State were rural neighbors. Thank you.

jwmovies
jwmovies on December 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm

The address for this drive-in was 1966 Smith Township State Road.

edblank
edblank on June 18, 2011 at 11:41 am

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, while the Tri-State was in its heyday, the weekly playbill/program featuring current and forthcoming features was inserted in all copies of The Pittsburgh Press distributed in the Burgettstown/McDonald/Bulger/Midway area.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor
AndyCallahanMajorMajor on November 1, 2010 at 8:00 am

Roughly 1960 Smith Township State Road.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm

Thanks for the info Denny,it won’t be long before a shopping center will probably be there.Hope you took pictures!

DRIVEIN101
DRIVEIN101 on June 14, 2010 at 9:03 am

I drove past the Tri-State for the first time in a while yesterday. The TRI-STATE DRIVE-IN/Coca-Cola sign is gone, and the stone pillar that said TRI-STATE as well as the ticket booth have been torn down. The deteriorating screen is still up but is now missing one of the metal slabs.