Waterloo Fun Facts

  • Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson and the Lollapalooza Music Festival have all performed at Waterloo
  • The film Silent (2006) was filmed primarily at Waterloo
  • Waterloo Village was a stopping point for hobos shortly after the great depression, the area later became occupied by them, which eventually helped to save the village from being desolate and torn down.
  • 40 concerts are held at the field every summer
  • Post World War II, Waterloo Village was saved by two teenagers who pursued their dream to revive the town
  • The Lenape Indian Tribe originated from this area
  • The Waterlooo area is host to a slew of bird species including Yellow Warblers, American Robins, Red Wing Blackbirds and many more