9G Drive-In

1234 Route 9G,
Hyde Park, NY 12538

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gd14lawn
gd14lawn on July 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm

When I look at the info at the link provided by lostmemory and the picture above it seems that the name should be “9G Drive Theatre”

NewYorkDave
NewYorkDave on April 14, 2008 at 10:42 pm

According to this Excel document I found on the web, the 9G opened in 1964 and closed in 1985.

The same document makes tantalizing references to two other local drive-ins: the Fishkill Drive-In (1955-1980) and yet another one in Hyde Park called the Auto Vision (1949-1961).

NewYorkDave
NewYorkDave on March 23, 2008 at 2:10 pm

This drive-in screened porno movies in its later days. This was possible because the screen was not visible from the highway. Sneaking in on foot through the woods was a popular pastime for the local teenagers.

To the best of my recollection, the 9G drive-in closed down sometime around the early or mid ‘80s.