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Warrenton Drive-In
Bear Wallow Rd., off old US 15/29 bypass, Warrenton, Va.
capacity: about 200 cars
years of operation: 1951-79
currently: townhouse development

Opened as the Pitts Drive-In; changed name in 1970 after the Pitts Circuit merged with R/C Theatres. At the time it was sold to a developer and closed, it was the last remaining movie theatre in Fauquier County; earlier, Pitts had owned and operated the downtown Fauquier Theatre.

Click here to see the 1981 USGS map depicting the drive-in and surrounding area.

Thanks to Richard Webb for sending in this 1974 aerial photo of the Warrenton. That's it just past the Northern Virginia Shopping Center and the Cheswick Motel.

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