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Seneca Drive-in Theatre was located in Geneva, New York

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Seneca Drive-in
Status: Demolished
Location: 324 Waterloo Road, Geneva, NY 14456
Screens: 1
Capacity: 500 cars
Original owner: Built by Ryan Brothers.
Opening date: June 16, 1950
Final season: 1985
What's there now: Empty lot, overgrown.

This page was last updated on December 10, 2009.

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Topo Map from 1978, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1954, courtesy of the Seneca County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 1995, courtesy of Terra Server USA. Aerial image from 2005, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2005, courtesy of Google Earth. Seneca Drive-in Theatre in 1958, courtesy of the Geneva Historical Society. Grand opening article from the Geneva Daily Times on June 12, 1950. Opening soon ad from the Geneva Daily Times on June 12, 1950.
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Grand opening tomorrow FULL PAGE ad from the Geneva Daily Times on June 15, 1950. Grand opening ad from the Geneva Daily Times on June 16, 1950. Amusing ad from The Lyons Republican and Clyde Times on July 19, 1951. Dusk To Dawn program from Labor Day weekend in 1984, courtesy of Roman "Rick" Perez.
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Standing on the shoulder facing east in front of the former Seneca Drive-in, from fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Seneca Drive-in entrance driveway, from fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Seneca Drive-in empty, overgrown parking lot, from fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Seneca Drive-in crumbling asphalt, from fall 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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