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|1000 Islands Drive-in|
|Location: 43374 Rte 12 at I-81 Interchange, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607|
|Capacity: 500 cars|
|Original owner: Built by Antoinette McNamara; bought in 1951 by Donald Gilson and Tony Scalise.|
|Opening date: July 9, 1948|
Final season: 1961
|What's there now: Route 12 at I-81 Interchange|
This page was last updated on January 5, 2010.
|Topo Map from 1991, courtesy of TerraServer USA.||Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.||Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.||Grand opening article from the Thousand Island Sun on June 17, 1948.|
|Grand opening ad from the Thousand Island Sun on July 7, 1948.||Now open ad from the Thousand Island Sun on July 14, 1948.||Drive-in sold article from the Canton Commercial Advertisor on September 25, 1951.||The I-81/Route 12 interchange is on the site of the former 1000 Islands Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.|
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