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Smithtown All Weather Drive-in Theatre was located in Nesconset, New York

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Smithtown All-Weather Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: Middle Country Rd., Rte 25 at Deer Valley Dr., Nesconset, NY 11767
Screens: 1 (also operated a single screen indoor cinema from inside the drive-in premisis)
Capacity: 2,500 cars (capacity for indoor theatre is unknown)
Original owner: Built by Prudential Theatres, operated later by United Artist Theatres.
Opening date: May 29, 1962
Final season: 1985
What's there now: The property is currently occupied by Country Pointe residential housing development.

This page was last updated on January 3, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1967, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1969, courtesy of HistoricAerials.com. Aerial image from 1994, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Grand opening picture with caption from the Smithtown Messenger on May 24, 1962. Grand opening ad from the Smithtown Messenger on May 24, 1962. Smithtown All-Weather Drive-in program from July 1962, courtesy of William Sureck.
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Entrance to housing development built on the site of the former Smithtown All-Weather Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Entrance to housing development built on the site of the former Smithtown All-Weather Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.    

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