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Elmsford Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 333 N. Saw Mill River Rd., Rte 9A, Elmsford, NY 10523
Screens: 1
Capacity: 850 cars
Original owner: Arthur Steele
Opening date: June 23, 1953
Final season: 1988
What's there now: Sam's Club

This page was last updated on December 30, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1979, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1954, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Grand opening tonight FULL PAGE ad from the White Plains Reporter Dispatch on June 22, 1953.      

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I am running an article about a gentle and his family who grew up in the Elmsfor area. One of the funny stories he shares is watching "Jaws" at the Elmsford Drive-in and I would like a photo of the Drive-in to accompany this hillarious evening with his family. Does anyone have a photo--with name and photo-caption I could use?
I hate what is happening to our theatres.

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#1 - Charlene Perry-Dohmann - 03/01/2011 - 11:44
went to the drive in many times in '68, wish I saw some of the movies.
#2 - Ed B - 08/01/2011 - 21:59
Back in the day of the flood I lived about midway up the hill on Payne Street, right next door to the aquiduct, 124. We could sit on the porch & watch the movies, sometimes actually did. Downside was NO SOUND. Sometimes I saw the movies too. In my day there was also a lot of socializing. Left Ellmsford with the Was-band in '68, divorced Dead Beat Dad & left NY for Fl in '78. Sorry, no photos but as we all know many, many good memories. Do any of you remember Angelos Tavern? Before it became C & W, CRAIG & WAYNES?
#3 - Tyschka (Pattie) Downs - 07/22/2013 - 10:47
Got your picture
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#4 - Robert - 09/11/2015 - 13:49
When they had the speaker boxes that hung on the window, we used to pile as many people in the car as possible, even in the trink. Then when you can tune your radio in, we would park across the street at Masters to watch from there. Fun timessage and great memories.
#5 - Einstein - 10/11/2015 - 03:58
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