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Sunset Drive-in (Massena)
Status: Demolished
Location: Massena Center Rd., Rte 42A, Massena, NY 13662
Screens: 1
Capacity: 400 cars
Original owner: Built by Donald F. Gilson; bought by Peter Papyanakas in 1962; leased by Panther Theatre Corp. in 1968.
Opening date: May 21, 1948
Final season: 1970
What's there now: Unknown

This page was last updated on January 12, 2010.

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Topo Map from 1988, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 1962, courtesy of the St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District. Aerial image from 1997, courtesy of TerraServer USA. Aerial image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth.
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Aerial close-up image from 2006, courtesy of Google Earth. Grand opening soon ad from the Potsdam Courier-Freeman on May 19, 1948. Now open article from the Potsdam Courier-Freeman on May 26, 1948. Opening for the season ad from the Massena Observer on April 21, 1949.
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Sunset Drive-in picture from 1949, courtesy of Jeff Szot.      

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