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A Visit to Crystal Lake…No, Make that “Forest Green”

They changed the name of the town, remember? Because the townspeople wanted to distance themselves and their community from the atrocities committed by Jason Voorhees? This was all explained in FRIDAY THE 13th VI: JASON LIVES.

The police station in the movie, actually the town library.
Then and now: In front of the “police station” looking down main street.

In this film, the part of Crystal Lake, aka Forest Green, was portrayed by the small town of Covington, Georgia, which looks the same today as it did 35 years ago. At least the downtown does.

Karloff’s General Store. Actually a little ways outside of town.

The police station.

By TheCheezman

WAYNE MILLER is the owner and creative director of EVIL CHEEZ PRODUCTIONS, specializing in theatrical performances and haunted attractions. He has written, produced, and directed (and occasionally acted in) over two dozen plays, most of them in the Horror and True Crime genres. He obtained a doctorate in Occult Studies from Miskatonic University and is an active paranormal investigator. Is frequently told he resembles Anton Lavey. And Ming the Merciless.

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