Interaction Help About Wikipedia Community portal Recent changes Contact page. This region does border the city of Downey but the neighborhood was in Bell Gardens. My mother told me they were built to house " little people" whom during the war were hired to work on various planes. The houses are located on a secluded dirt road. I had heard about it from a friend and finally went there today. As a child growing up in North Bergen, I heard many stories of this town but nobody ever wanted to show us because we were too young to visit.
Our trip in the late summer turned up nothing more than an ordinary country road——albeit one with its own ghost stories about parks haunted by little boys killed in hit-and-run accidents and cult-sacrifice-infested abandoned crematoria. Brittany of Oxnard, California on said: New York is no different. I first heard about Midgetville in high school, right around the time everyone started being able to drive. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. The cars were also much smaller than normal. Stories Latest Weird News Upcoming Events Store Facebook Twitter Forum About Weird NJ Contact Us Mailing List Disclaimer.
Midgetville - Wikipedia
This region does border the city of Downey but the neighborhood was in Bell Gardens. Real or legendary, they are at times given fanciful qualities, see Little people mythology. In the hotel burned to the ground, but a normal-sized two-story building was built around the same time at the corner of the property. Actually, as it turns out, our Tiny Town expedition was in vain for a number of reasons.
Small Wonders of Midgetville
Description: The road was not well maintained and contained sections of dirt. This page was last edited on 10 June , at I actually get this question a lot, so I finally decided to make an entry for it. Weird US Garden State Ghosts Local Heroes and Villains Local Legends Mystery History Personalized Properties Roads Less Traveled Roadside Oddities Underground Unexplained Phenomena Weird NJ Christmas. Supposedly the homes were built for wealthy dwarves, midgets or the ever popular "actors from the Wizard of Oz.