Colonial Drive-In

220 W. Main Street,
Thibodaux, LA 70301

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Colonial Drive-In marquee sign

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The Colonial Drive-In opened around 1949, and had a capacity for 400 cars. In 1955 it was operated by F.G. Pratt Jr. of the Vacherie Theatre, Vacherie.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 29, 2010 at 10:53 pm

I have it parking 350 cars and owned by F.G.Pratt.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on September 4, 2010 at 12:18 pm

Open till ~1975 approximate? Mike, can you verify the date, come up with the address, more info, and photos?

Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on September 4, 2010 at 1:02 pm

There was an old drive-in here…….

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jwmovies on September 22, 2012 at 2:25 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 220 W. Main St.

Kenmore on February 20, 2016 at 3:05 pm

Here is the location of the drive-in.

You can still see some of the ramps, the old entrance, and what appears to be the screen foundation.

mholm1 on June 10, 2016 at 11:03 am

Ken, is this your photo? I work for a local magazine and would love to use it as part of our series highlighting how places around town have changed. I will certainly give you credit if you give me the ok.

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