Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Medieval Fortress in Lead Hill could take 20 years to complete


Windsor Castle and the Tower of London are both famous castles. They are also many miles away. However, thanks to the vision of a group of French investors, the Ozarks will soon be home to a similar structure with 45-foot-high towers, a drawbridge, and six-foot-wide stone walls.

The Ozark Medieval Fortress is old fashioned through and through.

"We're building a 13th century castle and we're using only 13th century tools and techniques," said Ozark Medieval Fortress Site Manager Jacob Atkins.

Click here to read this article from KY3

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