When he was 15, Jim Bishop spent $450 on a parcel of land in southern Colorado. Years later, after getting married, he decided it was time to start building a family cabin in the woods on this same piece of land.
But Bishop’s imagination wouldn’t let him stop, and what started as a small cabin grew into a full-fledged castle that has become a major tourist attraction. Bishop Castle is perhaps the world’s largest one-man project. And the best part? It’s completely free to the public.
The castle, built by Jim’s bare hands, now reaches 16 stories high!
– Sam Bojarski, The 100 Companies