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Batavia Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 5773 Main Road., Rte 5, Stafford, NY 14143
Screens: 1
Capacity: 500 cars
Original owner: Built by Dipson Theatres.
Opening date: May 5, 1950
Final season: 1988
What's there now: Finger Lakes Construction Company.

This page was last updated on January 19, 2010.

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Topo map from 1995, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1974, courtesy of the Genesee County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Grand opening article from the Batavia Daily News on May 2, 1950. Grand opening article from the Batavia Daily News on May 4, 1950. Grand opening tomorrow FULL PAGE ad from the Batavia Daily News on May 4, 1950. Grand opening tonight ad from the Batavia Daily News on May 4, 1950.
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Batavia Drive-in marquee from 1990s, after screen was blown down, image courtesy of Jack Cindrich. Batavia Drive-in flee market from 1990s, image courtesy of Jack Cindrich. Batavia Drive-in flee market from 1990s, image courtesy of Jack Cindrich. Finger Lakes Construction occupies the site of the former Batavia Drive-in, image from 2007 courtesy of Rick Cohen.
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Former Batavia Drive-in entrance and ticket office foundation, image from 2007 courtesy of Rick Cohen. Former Batavia Drive-in screen foundation, image from 2007 courtesy of Rick Cohen.    

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