What is Freedomland U.S.A.? An unusual theme park in the Bronx, only in existence for less than five years, Freedomland has become the object of fascination for New York nostalgia lovers everywhere.
Created by an outcast of Walt Disney’s inner circle, Freedomland practically defines 60s kitsch, with dozens of rides and amusements related to saccharine views of American history. Along the way, we’ll take a visit to the Blast-Off Bunker, Casa Loca, and, yes, Borden’s Barn Boudoir!
A map of Freedomland U.S.A., its United States-shaped space divided up into sections like Little Old New York and the Great Plains.
Sections of the theme park included
Little Old New York
The Great Plains
The Old Southwest
And Satellite City, a futuristic place situated in the South:
You could visit Elsie the Cow at Borden Barn Boudior.
The park, constructed in the Baychester area of the Bronx, was not quite completed when it opened its doors in the summer of 1960.
“The thrill as big as America itself!”