location 1: 2400 E. Washington St., Petersburg, Va. (at western edge of Petersburg National Battlefield Park)
capacity: 500 cars
years of operation: 1949-73 (moved to location 2 below)
currently: closed-down K mart and Food Lion stores; property is now an industrial-packaging depot
location 2: 2301 County Dr.
(US 460), Petersburg, Va. (near southern edge of park)
years of operation: 1973-85
currently: Rock Church of Petersburg (marquee structure is in use by the church)
Click here for an interactive 1968 aerial photo of the original Park Drive-In (zoom in or out, or compare to older or newer photos of the same site).
Click here to see the 1996 USGS map depicting the latter Park Drive-In and surrounding area.
The '70s Park marquee, now pressed into the Lord's service. Photo taken June 2001.
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