Strinestown Drive-In

Conewaga Creek Road,
Strinestown, PA 17345

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Strinestown Drive-In

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Located in Strinestown, to the northwest of Manchester, PA. The Strinestown Drive-In was opened prior to 1955. It was operated by G.W. Poe Jr. and booked by Manchester and Tri-States Buying and Booking Service of Philadelphia.

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Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on July 20, 2013 at 12:24 pm

Located on Conewago Green Rd.

John Simmers
John Simmers on July 21, 2013 at 8:21 am

Correct street name is Conewago Creek Road. This little drive-in became infamous in the 1970s and 80s for screening XXX fare 365 nights a year. On Saturday nights traffic would back up all the way to I-83. A Saturday night robbery in the early 1980s resulted in the shooting death of a woman working the ticket booth.

57thst
57thst on July 23, 2013 at 10:28 am

A storm blew the screen down thus ending it’s long run of pornogrpahic films

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on July 23, 2013 at 12:47 pm

Does anybody know the correct street address for it? I could not figure it out.

John Simmers
John Simmers on July 23, 2013 at 5:55 pm

While the good people of Strinestown may have fervently prayed that a strong wind causing the old wooden screen to collapse(an act of God, perhaps?) would put an end to the drive-in, it didn’t. The screen was replaced and the drive-in stayed in business at least another decade.

Drive-In 54
Drive-In 54 on July 23, 2013 at 6:47 pm

John..have any pictures of the drive-in?

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