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Turnpike Drive-in Theatre was located in Guilderland, New York

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Turnpike Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 1978 Western Ave, Rte 20, at Highwood Circle, Guilderland, NY 12084
Screens: 1
Capacity: Unknown
Original owner: Built by John Gardner, operated later by Alan Iselin.
Opening date: August 29, 1952
Final season: 1983
What's there now: Highwood Village Residential Housing Development

This page was last updated on December 7, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1980, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Under construction ad from the Schenectady Gazette July 15, 1952. Grand opening article from the Schenectady Gazette August 29, 1952.
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Grand opening ad from the Schenectady Gazette August 29, 1952. Grand opening ad from the Albany Times-Union on August 29, 1952. Entrance sign image taken in fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Drivway image taken in fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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