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Buena Vista Drive-In
US 501 south of Buena Vista, Va.
years of operation: 1950-78
currently: abandoned; snack bar, projection buildings still stand; was a garden center for some time after drive-in's closing

Opened as the Mountain View Drive-In; one of the founders was Sebert Hull, later of Hull's Drive-In in Lexington. Renamed in 1957 under new ownership. Managed by R/C Theatres in the '70s.

Click here to see the 1991 USGS map depicting the drive-in and surrounding area.
here to see a 1994 aerial photo of the drive-in's remains.

A 1979 photo of the marquee. Courtesy of the Rockbridge Weekly.

Below, the projection building and snack bar as they were in August 2001.

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