Limberlost Drive-In

508 Winchester Street,
Geneva, IN 46740

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Limberlost Drive-In

The Limberlost Drive-In was opened on August 19, 1949. It was operated by Clyde Niniser into the early-1960’s. Capacity at that time was 200 cars.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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jwmovies
jwmovies on October 19, 2012 at 2:07 am

Approx address for this drive-in was 508 Winchester St.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on October 19, 2012 at 7:24 am

Chuck..it does show up on Goggle Earth from 1998

TomMc11
TomMc11 on April 5, 2018 at 1:44 pm

There’s a 1980 Historic Aerial now available on their site that shows the drive in intact.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on April 5, 2018 at 1:59 pm

Address is: 508 Winchester St. Geneva, IN 46740

I believe that was also the Geneva Drive-In.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on April 6, 2018 at 8:51 am

Why the name Limberlost?

DavidAE
DavidAE on April 6, 2018 at 10:07 pm

The Limberlost Swamp in the eastern part of the present-day U.S. state of Indiana was a large, nationally known wetlands region with streams that flowed into the Wabash River. It originally covered 13,000 acres of present-day Adams and Jay counties

MichaelKilgore
MichaelKilgore on June 14, 2019 at 12:48 pm

The Sept. 3, 1949 issue of BoxOffice noted, “The 300-car Limberlost Drive-In was opened August 19 by Clyde Nihiser, owner.”

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