Photo a Day Challenge




State and national parks traditionally contain open viewing towers made of open wooden stairway tiers which lead to a top viewing platform.  This tower at Eagle Point County Park near Clinton, IA was described by a couple of locals as “the castle;”  and it obviously does not follow the traditional plan.

7 responses

  1. Wow! That is a cool structure.

    November 20, 2013 at 8:01 am

  2. Tammy

    Wow oh wow…very cool! I love that structure!

    November 20, 2013 at 8:22 am

  3. Ohhhh, that is gorgeous!

    November 20, 2013 at 9:33 am

  4. Early Norman architecture… I didn’t think William the Conqueror got as far as the states! 😀 We have a few (still used) churches in England, especially in the county I originally come from, with round bell towers and arched windows like that that date back to the 11th century.

    November 20, 2013 at 1:52 pm

  5. Sure gets the job done though!

    November 20, 2013 at 7:31 pm

  6. There are a number of them in our area, too…phony, but with their own romantic charm.

    November 20, 2013 at 7:45 pm

  7. So great a monument.

    November 21, 2013 at 7:50 am

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