Americus, Georgia: Habitat for Humanity's Slum Theme Park (Gone)

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Habitat for Humanity Global Village & Discovery Center

Hours:
2021: Slums were bulldozed in 2
Status:
Gone

Simulated Slum.

Habitat for Humanity's Slum Theme Park

A six-acre village of replica third world slums, built by Habitat for Humanity, showed Americans how bad the living conditions could be. The slums were bulldozed in 2021.

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Simulated Third World slums provide context for Habitat for Humanity

On June 7th, 2003, Habitat for Humanity, an ecumenical Christian ministry, opens the Global Village and Discovery Center next to its headquarters in Americus, Georgia. The non-profit house-building organization has created replica third world slums to show how people live in "miserable conditions." After passing through this "Living in Poverty" section, visitors will see dozens of examples of HofH's own low cost housing solutions.

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