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Flanders Drive-in Theatre was located in Riverhead, New York

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Flanders Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 299 Flanders Rd., Rte 24, Riverhead, NY 11901
Screens: 1
Capacity: 1,000 cars
Original owner: Built by Prudential Theatres
Opening date: June 10, 1955
Final season: 1974
What's there now: The property is currently occupied by a commercial office/light industrial development.

This page was last updated on December 30, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1956, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1961, 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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Opening soon ad from the Riverhead News-Review on June 2, 1955. Grand opening tomorrow article from the Riverhead News-Review on June 9, 1955. Grand opening tomorrow FULL PAGE ad from the Riverhead News-Review on June 9, 1955. Commerial and light industrial buildings are built on the site of the former Flanders Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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