Columbia Drive In Theatre sign now

To: Hogan Development Company
And West Hempfield Township Officials

Re: Columbia Drive In Theatre

WE, the undersigned, are completely appalled and disgusted and against the eradication of our Columbia Drive In Theatre which, next year, will be ONE HALF OF A CENTURY OLD and should be deemed an Untouchable Historical Landmark.

The Columbia Drive In has been in existence since 1956, and we find it abhorrent that the Hogan Development Company plans to destroy this family oriented time honored entertainment facility to erect a very much UN-NEEDED and UN-WANTED strip mall or condo site.

Tearing down a rare business (There are only a 40 left in Pennsylvania) for ANY reason will only bring bad press and angry feelings toward the Hogan Development Company and what ever business they decide to put there.

Not only that, but we the undersigned, will NOT shop in any business that is put in place of our beloved Columbia Drive In Theatre and will NOT rent or purchase any living facility that is put in place of our theatre.

It is in the best interest of the Hogan Development Companies' reputation to keep the Columbia Drive In OPEN and OPERATIONAL indefinitely. It is obvious that the theatre is loved and well attended, it is a successful, thriving and much loved vintage business that hundred's of Lancaster County Families have recently frequented to the point of capacity.

WE urge you to preserve what is left of old time Lancaster County. We have lost so many beautiful open fields to strips malls and developments, which we all know there are more than enough of in Lancaster County! We are going to keep losing the quaint, country old time genre of our lovely county if something is not done immediately. Pease do the right thing, halt destruction of our Vintage Columbia Drive In Theatre and allow it to be left where it has been for nearly 50 years.


WE WILL NOT FREQUENT ANY BUSINESS OR RESIDENT BUSINESS THAT IS PUT IN PLACE OF OUR BELOVED COLUMBIA DRIVE IN.

So much about Lancaster County is "Old Time" i.e. the Amish and Mennonite Communities that we lovingly embrace. Isn't DESTROYING a VINTAGE, Rare business the EXACT Opposite of what we hold dear about Lancaster County and staying true to tradition?





Thank you.

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Latest Signatures

  • 15 January 20161000. Amie O
    I makes me sick to think about destroying a piece of history for another coperate buisness.Why cann't they find another place or an already abanded building? Zip Code 17603
  • 12 January 2016999. Stacy H
    I support this petition
  • 08 January 2016998. David Ts
    The drive in must be saved at all cost! The greedy developer must be stopped from slaughtering yet another community landmark. Another mall is NOT needed with the K-Mart shopping center not a mile away! Come on, let's use some common sense here!! Zip Code
  • 08 January 2016997. Andy S
    I support this petition
  • 07 January 2016996. Kyle Dm
    Drive-Ins are few and far between these days. Don't take another one! Zip Code 17601
  • 05 January 2016995. Gina H
    I support this petition
  • 30 December 2015994. Mike H
    Wal Mart, Sam's Clubs, B.J's, Strip Malls, New Hosuing Developments When Will It All Stop? Becasue Of Our Desire For More, Lancaster County Is Being Over Run By New Construction. Enough Already, Let's Live With What Is Already Built And Enjoy Our Heritage
  • 30 December 2015993. Doug B
    I support this petition
  • 22 December 2015992. Kim G
    I support this petition
  • 22 December 2015991. Lauren T
    Don't tear down the drive-in it's one of the very few left in PA. Zip Code 17545
  • 21 December 2015990. Jill M
    I support this petition
  • 05 December 2015989. Jerry E
    I support this petition
  • 28 November 2015988. Sandra R
    I support this petition
  • 28 November 2015987. Don N
    I support this petition
  • 26 November 2015986. Renee D
    Please keeep our only drive in Zip Code 17602
  • 25 November 2015985. Carina H
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  • 24 November 2015984. Jose Molinaj
    Please leave the drive in alone!! Zip Code 17356
  • 21 November 2015983. Dwayne G
    I support this petition
  • 19 November 2015982. Michele S
    We love the Columbia Drive In. Why would you tear it down when it is packed with customers each time we go there? There is other available land to build on. Find it! Zip Code 17404
  • 14 November 2015981. Cynthia A
    Do we really need another strip mall or townhouse community?? Zip Code 17557
  • 09 November 2015980. Carley R
    I love going to the drive in. It's something special that my family and I do on cool summer nights.
  • 02 November 2015979. Craig E
    I support this petition
  • 31 October 2015978. Tina L
    keep the drive-in OPEN! Zip Code 17603
  • 29 October 2015977. Ginger G
    Isn't the Columbia Drive-in considered historical? Zip Code 17601
  • 27 October 2015976. Laura Mclean
    I LOVE THE DRIVE-IN!!
  • 22 October 2015975. Barry S
    we need to keep our heritage alive Zip Code 17602
  • 20 October 2015974. Ryan V
    В Zip Code 17603

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Marcella WilliamsBy:
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Petition target:
West Hempfield Township and Hogan Development Company

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