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Plattsburgh Drive-in Theatre was located in Plattsburgh, New York

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Plattsburgh Drive-in

aka Route 3 Drive-in

Status: Demolished
Location: 558 Rte 3, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Screens: 1
Capacity: 300 cars
Original owner: Richard R. Berry and Benjamin H. Hobbs.
Opening date: June 27, 1948
Final season: 1973
What's there now: Microtel Inn & Suites, and Super Shoes store.

This page was last updated on January 10, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1966, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1962, courtesy of the Clinton 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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Plattsburgh Drive-in building plans from 1948, courtesy of the Town of Plattsburgh Building Department. Grand opening article from the Plattsburgh Press-Republican on on June 25, 1948. Grand opening tonight ad from the Plattsburgh Press-Republican on June 27, 1948. Route 3 Drive-in from the Essex County Republican on September 12, 1958.
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Article from the Plattsburgh Press-Republican on June 9, 1964. Microtel Inn & Suites built on the site of the former Plattsburgh Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen. Super Shoes store built on the site of the former Plattsburgh Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.  

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