West Wyoming PA’s Moonlite May Reopen

After percolating for a couple of years, the Moonlite Drive-In might be ready to turn the lights back on in West Wyoming PA this June. According to The Citizens’ Voice, owner Eric Symeon bought a digital projector from the recently closed Cascade Drive-In in West Chicago IL. Symeon has been working on this project since…

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Shankweiler’s Is For Sale

The oldest active drive-in theater, probably the second commercial drive-in ever, is for sale. Owners Paul and Susan Geissinger say the asking price for Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre is $1.2 million. The Orefield PA landmark is in great shape by all accounts, but the Geissingers want to retire. I was virtually there less than a month ago during…

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Dec. 31: Haar’s Drive-In Theatre, Dillsburg PA

 It’s Day 365 of my virtual Drive-In-a-Day Odyssey. It took less than a half hour to drive from the Cumberland Drive-In Theatre southeast of Newville PA to Haar’s Drive-In Theatre in Dillsburg PA. The first inkling of the drive-in was in October 1952 when the National Production Authority allocated Vance W. Haar sufficient copper to build his drive-in. At the…

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