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Border Drive-in Theatre was located in Chazy, New York

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Border Drive-in
Status: Closed
Location: 314 Rte 9 at Lake St., Chazy, NY 12921
Screens: 1
Capacity: 550 cars
Original owner: Built by Donald Wilson; operated during the 1970s by Allen Henry; operated from 1981 to 1992 by David Walker and William Russell.
Opening date: June 19, 1953
Final season: 1992
What's there now: Residential housing development, original ticket booth was still standing, but in disrepair, in 2007.

This page was last updated on January 5, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1966, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1994, courtesy of Terra Server USA. 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 Plattsburgh Press-Republican on June 16, 1953. Grand opening tonight ad from the Plattsburgh Press-Republican on June 19, 1953. Re-opening article from the Plattsburgh Press-Republican on May 7, 1981. Border Drive-in marquee from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.
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Residential housing built on the site of the former Border Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Residential housing built on the site of the former Border Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Border Drive-in speaker pole from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.  

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