Greenback Castle / Fortress of Faith

Unlike most shrines, this one was not built after a grand vision. Floyd “Junior” Banks started building his castle around 1993 to impress the ladies.

In the maze-like structure, you’ll find collections of small stuffed animals dug into the dirt, a chapel room, a pet cemetery, 10,000 marbles, and a throne room. It can be quite creepy as the structure twists and turns so you’ll hear other people, but not have any idea where they are.

In 2003, he started seeing mysterious images from God on the castle walls. He outlines them and now uses the castle to spread the world to save souls.

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Maryville, TN