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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Medieval Castle Casa Loma Castle In Toronto, Canada

Guest Blurb By thestickman

Isn't Toronto (Canada) Rather Young to have a Castle?

 © thestickman

One often hears this question asked from visitors from abroad, especially from Europe where kingdoms and castles date back over many centuries. The Canadian Federation occurred on July 1, 1867. -Canada is just not so old to possess many of what we would normally be considered 'castles.'

Yet back in 1911, Sir Henry Mill Pellatt decided to fulfill his lifelong dream to build a medieval-like castle. On a prominent overlook above the city of Toronto, Canada using his wealth and fortune, his home, residence and ultimate undoing would be built.... From: Casa Loma Castle: A Medieval Castle in Modern-day Toronto, Canada

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