It may not be historic, but it certainly looks like it: somewhere in the Carolina mountains a Medieval-style castle is under construction. The exact location of the castle has not been released in that its builder means it to be a place of escape for the end-times, but it will be the topic of a new series on The National Geographic Channel. “Doomsday Castle” –the name of the structure and the show– is set to air Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m..
The series will document the life of the family building the castle and their preparations for a potential doomsday. The castle, as aforementioned, is one of those preparations. The castle’s owner, referred to on the show’s website as “Brent,” has also trained his children with a variety of weapons so that the castle can be defended in the event of a doomsday event.
For more information about the show, one can visit National Geographic’s website at http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/doomsday-castle/. Meanwhile, somewhere in The Appalachian Mountains, “Doomsday Castle” continues to go up, and at least one Carolina family intends to be ready for Armageddon, whenever that may be.
• For Examiner.com, I’m Guy Montgomery.
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