This blog is usually filled with abandoned or old schools and/or post offices, but another one of my hobbies and joys is getting out and photographing and researching the history of old theaters like this one and drive ins.
Ewing is located in what is locally known as “The Lower End” or the western end of Lee County near Cumberland Gap. In fact, Ewing is one of the western-most settlements in the state of Virginia.
I’m not entirely sure when this theater….or theatre opened or closed. My guess would be that it was constructed in the 1950s and probably closed in the 1980s.
On Cinematreasures.org someone had posted links to news paper clippins showing show times for shows all the way up to 1979 when the movie “Superman” was playing.
Children under 5 were admitted free at that time. What a concept right?
Today the building stands in a state of disrepair and is basically a hulled out shell of its self. I would love to find pictures of this place in its heyday.