Travel Time: Freedomland – 1963

“Freedomland U.S.A. (usually just called Freedomland) was a short-lived, themed in the Baychester area in the northeastern part of the Borough of The Bronx, . Its slogan was “The World’s Largest Entertainment Center” (later, “The World’s Largest Outdoor Family Entertainment Center”).

Freedomland opened on June 19, 1960. It closed at the end of the 1964 season when it failed to make a profit.”


The former site of Freedomland is currently the gargantuan Co-op City and the Bay Plaza Shopping Center.

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