Thursday, December 8, 2016

Zippy the Pinhead Location: Sacred Heart Church - Vernon, CT

Sacred Heart Church
Vernon, CT

N 41° 49.925 W 072° 28.399

Short Description: 

Sacred Heart Church is a Roman Catholic church located at 550 Hartford Turnpike in Vernon, CT. In this 2001 comic strip Zippy makes a wry comment about the condemnation of the building.

Link to the Zippy Comic Strip

Long Description:

Sacred Heart Church's distinctive, pyramid-like, seven-story building was built in 1971. By 1980 concrete pieces began falling from the sloped walls and falling into the aisle and pews. The building was condemned in 1997 and church services were moved into nearby parish hall.

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