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Coral Castle: Homage to Love or Egyptian Magic

An October 2008 trip to Homestead by Travel'in Gal

Coral Castle Photo, Homestead, Florida More Photos
Quote: The legend is as a 26-year-old in Latvia, Ed Leedskalnin, was jilted on the eve of his wedding to his 16-year-old sweetheart.

Coral Castle

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Coral Castle Photo, Homestead, Florida
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Today my husband and I took a drive down to Homestead, Florida. Home of the magnificent and mysterious Coral Castle. The history of this awesome tourist attraction is sad, yet wonderful, because without this story of lost love we would not have this magnificent monument to true love. The legend is as a 26-year-old in Latvia, Ed Leedskalnin, was jilted on the eve of his wedding to his 16-year-old sweetheart. She claimed that he was too old and poor to marry. Poor broken hearted Ed moved to the US worked in Washington as a logger until tuberculosis forced him to a warmer climate. While wandering South Florida Ed decided to settle in. He bought a rocky acre, and soon mystery surrounded t...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 30, 2008

Coral Castle
28655 So. Dixie Highway Homestead
Homestead 33030
(305) 248-6345