Tower Drive-In

North Raleigh Street and Meadowbrook Road,
Rocky Mount, NC 27801

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Previously operated by: North Carolina Theatres, Wilby-Kincey

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Tower Drive-In

The Tower Drive-In was located on US 64 Business East (North Raleigh Street) at Meadowbrook Road in eastern Rocky Mount. It was opened on August 10, 1949 with Alan Ladd in “Wild Harvest”. It was operated by North Carolina Theatres (Wibey-Kincey). It had a capacity for 526 cars and a seating area with 100-seats. African-American patrons had their own entrance & exit on Meadowbrook Road, and they also had their own restroom and refreshment facilities. It was demolished by 2003.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 10, 2012 at 6:55 pm

I have it parking 528 cars.and in 1956 a N.C. Theatre.

jwmovies on November 28, 2012 at 11:38 am

Approx. address for this drive-in was 1761 North Raleigh Street. Though very overgrown, most ramps are still there.

CSWalczak on November 28, 2012 at 12:25 pm

There are some pictures of this theater’s screen on this drive-in’s gallery page at

50sSNIPES on May 3, 2020 at 6:19 am

Opened On August 10th, 1949 With Wild Harvest.

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