Waterbury, Connecticut: Holy Land USA

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Address:
Slocum Road, Waterbury, CT
Directions:
Overlooks I-84 and the Brass Mill Center. Heading east, I-84 exit for S. Main St. -- stay straight on McMahon St., turn right on Baldwin St. then left on Pleasant St, which turns left on Emerald, then go right on Ayers St. to end. Private property, often gated; please be respectful.
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Holy Land USA.

Holy Land USA

A long-closed attraction that became more interesting as it decayed. Opened in 1958, it is gradually being restored.

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Holy Land USA

Holyland USA has been a post-nuclear Road Warrior vision of the Holy Land, perched on a bluff overlooking Waterbury and the interstate.

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Catacombs: Secret Sanctuary of Holy Land USA

The old religious theme park once had a replica catacombs for visitors to explore. Before it collapsed.

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Holy Land U.S.A. - Defunct Religious Theme Park

Holy Land USA was a family vacation destination in the 1960s and '70s, drawing as many as 44,000 visitors a year.

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Holy Land USA.

Waterbury, Connecticut - Holy Land USA Video
Holy Land USA:

1987 NYC comedy group video includes Waterbury's defunct Holy Land USA theme park and Coney Island. Roadside America/Chucklehead -- match made in Hell (upsidedown).

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Nearby Offbeat Places

JFK: I'll Be Back in 1964JFK: I'll Be Back in 1964, Waterbury, CT - < 1 mi.
Button MuseumButton Museum, Waterbury, CT - < 1 mi.
Little People VillageLittle People Village, Waterbury, CT - 3 mi.
In the region:
1923 World's Largest Carved Eagle, East Moriches, NY - 53 mi.

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