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Greenfield Drive-in Theatre was located in Greenfield Center, New York

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Greenfield Drive-in

aka Spar Drive-in, aka Spa Drive-in

Status: Closed
Location: 845 Rte 9N, Greenfield Center, NY 12833
Screens: 1
Capacity: 350 cars
Original owner: Built by Jerome Fuller.
Opening date: August 7, 1953
Final season: 1959
What's there now: Utter's Mobile Home Park.

This page was last updated on December 7, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1966, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1960, courtesy of the Saratoga County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial photo, mid-1950s, courtesy of Ed Caro. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Grand opening ad from The Saratogian on August 7, 1953. The drive-in opened as the "Spa" Drive-in, but would change it's name to "Spar" Drive-in less than one week after opening. Ad from The Saratogian for the Spa Summer Theatre, an outdoor ampitheatre located in Saratoga Springs Park. This caused a great amount of confustion amongst the locals, with the new drive-in and the outdoor performing arts theatre only a few miles apart, but using almost the same name! Ad from The Saratogian for the Spa...excuse me, the SPAR Drive-in, on August 14, 1953. It would be known as the Spar Drive-in until 1956, when its name changed to the Greenfield Drive-in. I'm sure the confusion over the Spa Summer Theatre had something to do with it!
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Ad from The Saratogian for the Greenfield Drive-in, formally known as the Spar Drive-in, and the Spa (if only for a week!) Drive-in. Greenfield Drive-in program outside cover, courtesy of Ed Caro. Greenfield Drive-in program inside cover, courtesy of Ed Caro. Concession stand image from fall 2007, courtesy of Ed Caro.

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