Tagged: ozark medieval fortress

The New York Times On the Ozark Medieval Castle, Up for Sale

by Lance Turner 5/28/2013 7:11 am

The New York Times checks in on efforts to sell the Ozark Medieval Castle, the Boone County tourist attraction whose financial struggles Arkansas Business chronicled in March.

Nonprofit Lacey Michele's Castle Pays Its Way

by George Waldon 3/4/2013 12:00 am

Nearly two decades before Old World pretensions found their way to Boone County, construction of Lacey Michele’s Castle was in motion. This mom-and-pop tourism destination lies about six medieval French leagues to the west as the crow flies from the Ozark Medieval Fortress.

Peasant Dreams: ‘Medieval’ Castle in the Ozarks Presents Grand Illusion

by George Waldon 3/4/2013 12:00 am

The Ozark Medieval Castle in Boone County was supposed to be a 20-year project of ancient construction that would attract thousands of tourists each year. However, it attracted few visitors, was built with modern equipment and was shuttered after four years.

Ozark Medieval Fortress, Under Construction Near Harrison, is Closed to Visitors

by Karen Martin 1/24/2012 11:19 am

Boone County's Ozark Medieval Fortress, a castle under construction using 13th-century tools and methods, is no longer open to visitors. Why? Money problems.

Little Rock Family Editor’s Excursions: Ozark Medieval Fortress

by Jennifer Pyron 7/28/2011 12:00 pm

Little Rock Family Editor Jennifer Pyron and family visit a castle in the making and learn valuable lessons about the Middle Ages.

Discover Arkansas: The Ozarks

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

Photo opportunities abound along Scenic Byway 7, many close to the Buffalo National River near Jasper. Canoe trips are popular down parts of the 150-mile river, and the 95,000 acres of public land surrounding the river offer campgrounds, cabins and other lodging, as well as springs, caves, waterfalls, natural bridges, and walking and hiking trails.

Meet the Neighbors: Jean-Marc and Solange Mirat Get Medieval on The Ozarks

by Lindsay Irvin 7/26/2010 12:00 am

Countryside walks on their Ozark Mountains farmland inspired more than just Jean-Marc Mirat’s nature photography and his wife, Solange’s, paintings. The setting, coupled with a 2008 return trip to France, compelled them to build a 13th century fortress using authentic medieval techniques on their property.

Necessary Natural State Adventures

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/26/2010 12:00 am

As dozens of suggestions poured in, we culled a compilation of activities that ran the gamut from quirky to quintessential. We’re sure there are some life-long Arkansans who haven’t done everything on this list. And too bad for them – just look at what they’re missing.