Bon-Air Drive-In

3338 Wrightsboro Road,
Augusta, GA 30909

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 5, 2013 at 8:40 pm

first a “MODERN” SHOPPING CENTER was built there in the middle 60’s,Now a WALMART is taking the spot…

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 25, 2013 at 7:37 pm

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 25, 2012 at 8:10 am

thanks so much for the great stuff.

rivest266
rivest266 on February 19, 2012 at 10:02 am

I uploaded an aerial photo of this drive-in and the Forest Hills drive-ins.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 9, 2011 at 9:18 pm

“BEAT THE DEVIL” opens June 11,1954.First Augusta Showing,What no Downtown theatres First?Second feature is “REDHEAD AND THE COWBOY”.Color cartoon.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 31, 2011 at 1:24 pm

thanxs,Ny ozoner.that is all City now.

NYozoner
NYozoner on February 1, 2011 at 2:51 pm

3338 Wrightsboro Rd, Augusta, GA 30909

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in.

Here is a 1964 aerial photo of the drive-in, courtesy of Earth Explorer and USGS.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 4, 2011 at 8:56 pm

Feb.5 1954.Finally an Ad from the Bon Air Drive-in I found “ONE GIRL’S CONFESSION” and Lassie in “PAINTED HILLS” sorta odd features.
First Outdoor showing of “CONFESSION”.

March 5 1954 has “JACK SLADE” and “ARMY BOUND” playing.

April 5 1954 “JACK McCALL-DESPERADO” and “CRY DANGER”. At least I found a few movies for the old Bon Air.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 12, 2010 at 6:12 pm

Another Drive-in I still have found very little info on.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 10, 2010 at 8:28 pm

Chuck 1231,it have opened in 1953 ,but it closed way before 1975.Probably in the middle 50’s because i have plenty of newspaper ads and there is no mention of the Bon-Aire in any of the ads.The Forest Hills Drive-in was right beside it down a hill and I know Forest Hills closed in 1969 or 1970. You are writing about Augusta and not Orangeburg,S.C. ?

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on October 18, 2009 at 2:40 pm

There was BON AIR DRIVE IN Orangeburg S.C. If anyone has any info on it.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 29, 2009 at 7:02 pm

I WOULD HAVE LIKED TO HAVE TAKEN PICTURES OF THIS OLD DRIVE IN. I REMEMBER SEEING THE SMALL PINE TREES TAKE ROOT AROUND THE LOT ONLY TO BE MADE WAY FOR ANOTHER SHOPPING CENTER ON WRIGHTSBORO ROAD.WHEN I USE TO SIT AROUND AND PICK OLD PROJECTIONISTS BRAINS THEY NEVER COULD REALLY TELL ME ABOUT IT IS AS IF NO ONE REMEMBERED OR REALLY CARED.