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303 Drive-in Theatre was located in Orangeburg, New York

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303 Drive-in Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 141 Rte 303, Orangeburg, NY 10962
Screens: 1
Capacity: 1,800 cars
Original owner: Built by Spyros Skouras Sr., operated later by United Artists Theatres
Opening date: August 3, 1956
Final season: 1988
What's there now: Town Compost/Recycling Center, Snackbar and Marquee being reused for new interests.

This page was last updated on April 25, 2011.

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Topo Map from 1979, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1974, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 1995, courtesy of Terra Server USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial image courtesy of Joseph Guzzo. Opening tomorrow article from the Rockland County Journal News on August 1, 1956. Opening soon ad from the Rockland County Journal News on August 1, 1956. Grand opening tonight article from the Rockland County Journal News on August 2, 1956.
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Grand opening FULL PAGE ad from the Rockland County Journal News on August 2, 1956. Grand opening picture from the Rockland County Journal News on August 2, 1956. Motion Picture Herald article from 1956. Miracle Playrgound Equipment catalog.
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Article from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. 303 Drive-in marquee picture from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. 303 Drive-in entrance picture from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. 303 Drive-in playground picture from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble.
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303 Drive-in screen tower picture from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. 303 Drive-in snackbar outside picture from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. 303 Drive-in snackbar inside picture from the 1956-1957 edition Theatre Catalog, courtesy of James Goble. 303 Drive-in marquee in 1995.
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Refurbished 303 Drive-in marquee in fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. 303 Drive-in field and screen in 1995.    

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