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    The most famous of all the structures at Coral Castle was the stone swinging door, which could be conveniently opened by just using your pinky finger. As it turned out, the door operated on a metal rod that had been inserted into the door, which had been drilled from top to bottom by hand. The door sat on a truck bearing that allowed the door to open smoothly, even by a slight change in the velocity of the wind.

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    • Denise Nugent

      Did Ed Leedskalnin rediscover the secrets to the building of the pyramids, of levitation, of anti-gravity? His amazing Coral Castle may hold clues to long-lost powers.

    • Angela Jeffs

      Coral Castle is a stone structure created by the Latvian American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin north of the city of Homestead, Florida, USA. Slight in stature, he built it alone in great secrecy over a period of 28 years, and no-one understands or has been able to fathom out how he handled such huge blocks of coral into place. What did he know that we do not?

    • Karen .

      Coral Castle is a stone structure created by the Latvian American eccentric Edward Leedskalnin (1887-1951) north of the city of Homestead, Florida in Miami-Dade County at the intersection of South Dixie Highway (U.S. 1) and West 157th Avenue.

    • Sara Chun

      Coral Castle - by recluse Edward Leedskalnin. One of the only modern day stone gardens today

    • Sue Fraunberger

      According to the Coral Castles own promotional material, Edward Leedskalnin was jilted by his 16-year-old fiancée Agnes Scuffs in Latvia, just one day before the wedding. Leaving for America, he came down with allegedly terminal tuberculosis, but spontaneously healed, stating that magnets had some effect on his disease. Edward spent over 28 years building the Coral Castle, refusing to allow anyone to view him while he worked. A few teenagers claimed to have witnessed his work, reporti

    • Dries Van Looy

      Coral Castle 3 - Coral Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    • Marie-Louise Verbeke

      The Thirty Ton Stone, Coral Castle Museum (Homestead, Florida)

    • Honey Hoon

      Coral Castle -Florida Gainesville Miami

    • Louise Hensley

      30 ton coral wall

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