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Star-lit Drive-in Theatre was located in Watertown, New York

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Star-lit Drive-in (Watertown)
Status: Demolished
Location: 18675 Rte 11, Watertown, NY 13601
Screens: 1
Capacity: 250 cars
Original owner: Built by Fred W. Kleemeier; bought by Joseph Agresto in 1955; later bought by Sylvan Leff; leased to Panther Theatre Corp in 1969; leased to ATKO Canton Corp. in 1976.
Opening date: May 29, 1948
Final season: 1988
What's there now: Davidson Saturn Auto Dealership.

This page was last updated on January 12, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1982, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1994, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Grand opening tonight article from the Watertown Daily Times on May 29, 1948. Grand opening tonight FULL PAGE ad from the Watertown Daily Times on May 29, 1948. Ad from the Watertown Daily Times in 1950. Auto dealership built on the site of the former Star-lit Drive-in, image from 2007, courtesy of Rick Cohen.

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