Rappahannock Drive-In

13547 Lee Highway,
Washington, VA 22747

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Previously operated by: J & M Theatres

Previous Names: Hillsdale Drive-In

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Rappahannock Drive-In

Considered one of the smallest drive-in theaters in the United States, the Hillsdale Drive-In had a capacity of only 55 cars (as stated in the 1964 International Motion Picture Almanac). It opened in the spring of 1959, and looked like nothing more than a roadside attraction, but it did serve the communities along the Lee Highway. It closed sometime in the late-1970’s as the Rappahannock Drive-In, and now serves as a used car lot.

Contributed by John Book

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Mikerogerstheatres on July 9, 2017 at 11:37 pm

tiny, but saw one like that in VIRGINIA in the MTNs..somewhere…

davidcoppock on July 10, 2017 at 2:03 am

Odd name!! Why the name Rappahannock?

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