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Copiague in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Drive-In Theatre

 
 
Drive-In Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 21, 2019
1. Drive-In Theatre Marker
Inscription.  
28 acre all-weather drive-in
opened here 1957. Cafeteria.
Tally-Ho train. Indoor
seating & amusement park.
One of nation's largest.

 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 270.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1957.
 
Location. 40° 41.347′ N, 73° 24.446′ W. Marker is in Copiague, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sunrise Highway (New York State Route 27) and Bayview Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Copiague NY 11726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ronek Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) (approx. 0.7 miles away); Copiague World War I Immigrant Memorial
Drive-In Theatre Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 21, 2019
2. Drive-In Theatre Marker - wide view
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Four Chaplains Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); South Side R.R. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brunswick Home (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copiague.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in the parking lot of the shopping center, close to the intersection of Bayview and Sunrise.
 
Also see . . .  Johnny All-Weather Drive-in (NewYorkDriveins.com). (Submitted on May 1, 2019.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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May. 24, 2022