Merrimack Park Drive-In

596 Lowell Street,
Methuen, MA 01844

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Merrimack Park Drive-In

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The drive-in was built by E.M Loew’s Theatres in Methuen on Lowell Street along the river on the west side of Route 93. It operated years later as a family run business well into the 1980’s. The Kevlin Corporation at 596 Lowell Street occupies the site today.

Contributed by James V. Roy

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on March 18, 2010 at 5:26 pm

The Merrimac Park Drive-In in Methuen MA is listed under E.M. Loew’s Theatres in the “Theatre Circuits” guide in the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac.

jimroy on March 18, 2010 at 5:43 pm

The Merrimack Park closed around 1985. I worked there as a projectionist filling in on occasion in 1982 and 83.


jimroy on March 18, 2010 at 5:46 pm

That’s interesting Ron. The earliset entry I found in the business directories was for 1956. It must’ve been constructed years before that then. Thanks

jimroy on March 19, 2010 at 2:04 pm

You’re right Chuck, I missed that. I posted the link and embedded the thumbnial. Didn’t see the comment policy till you just mentioned it.
Sorry, Thanks for pointing it out.

TLSLOEWS on March 20, 2010 at 9:28 pm

There are photos on several site/comment pages, the LOEWS JERSEY for instance has several photos on its comments pages.

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