Appendix: Chapter Two

Heritage USA was a 2,300 acre Christian theme park and resort run by televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. It was open from 1978 to 1989 and was for a time the third most popular amusement park in the country.

Photos:

Photo courtesy of Illicit Ohio

Photo courtesy of Illicit Ohio

Photo courtesy of Illicit Ohio

Video:

TAMMY FAYE BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE: 1982 PTL segment

Links:

FALWELL’S PLUNGE - 1987 photo of Jerry Falwell on the Typhoon water slide

ILLICIT OHIO - a 2004 photo tour of the abandoned Heritage USA site

HERITAGE INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES - Rick Joyner’s ministry on the former Heritage site

2008 Daniel Radosh    Design: Pat Broderick     Programming: Kevin Shay