Danielson-Putnam Twin Drive-In

899 N. Main Street,
Danielson, CT 06239

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jjbers on March 22, 2018 at 4:51 pm

Actual visit done back in December 2017, and it’s pretty much the same as in the 2008 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jjbers/38817777921

TomMc11 on July 14, 2017 at 10:04 pm

Google street view from November of 2016 shows the screen at the back of the lot is still standing.

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Drive-In 54 on May 25, 2014 at 11:38 pm

Uploaded some pictures from 2008 I think.

NYozoner on February 14, 2011 at 6:27 am

899 N Main St, Danielson, CT 06239

The above address will map accurately to the location of the drive-in, which is visible on Google Earth using historic aerial imagery.

shoeshoe14 on September 3, 2008 at 6:50 pm

I was biking by on my way out to Danielson from Killingly and you couldn’t miss this. However, the pics that Roger Katz has on CinemaTour are drastically different than what I saw, some 5 years later. There are now no dilapidated buildings and trees have been cut down that were encroaching on the view of the screen.

Lots of grass and growth are everywhere and there are just scattered slabs of concrete with poles attached. The screen is big and fully intact and there are some trucks in the back left (abutting the trucking facility next door). The driveway slants down on a natural slant to the main area, maybe a drop of 10-20 feet.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on October 13, 2004 at 3:52 am

This is on Route 12 in Danielson. Proper name is the Danielson-Putnam Twin Drive-In. The Lord chain also owned some other theatres in the area including the Midtown and Yale theatres in Norwich.