Cryptic castle reveals Halloween haunts

The Pet Cemetery, just one of the features of the castle in Greenback, Tennessee.

GREENBACK, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Halloween is the perfect time for scary movies, spooky tales and spine-chilling adventures! While most of the scares are far fetched there's one cryptic castle with an interesting story.

It's not a castle where you'll find Frankenstein, Count Dracula or even a Werewolf but what you will find is even more mysterious.

The castle is off the beaten path in Greenback, Tennessee that has been under construction for the past 20 years.

Junior Banks first started building the castle because he wanted to live in a big home. But he said things all changed in 2003 when he realized that he had to build the castle for God.

Within the walls of the fortress, Junior pointed out several images that just appeared as time went on. He said there's over 57 images all with different messages.

Inside one room you'll find a frightful site, an image of the Grim Reaper that keeps his eyes on your every move.

Junior said "The images just appear and I outline them in black paint so people would be able to see them better."

An image of Junior's brother, grandmother and father have also appeared on the walls and keep a close eye on the people who enter.

There's also a pet cemetery complete with headstones, a cross and in the spring daffodils.

The castle is an evolving masterpiece with unexplained images and spirits from the past.


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