CaesarThe Hall of Immortals

In every field of endeavor, there are a chosen few who stand taller and see farther than the rest.

They are the visionaries. They are the heroes. They walk among us, fashioning dreams, oblivious to an often uncaring world.

We cannot hope to become as they are. But we can view their works. We can experience their legacies. And we can remember:

"No one who builds a palace out of mud is ever completely forgotten."

— Anonymous

Photo Died Inductees into the Hall of Immortals
Sam Dinsmoor • Builder of the Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas
Edward Leeskallin
Edward Leeskallin • Wizard of the Coral Castle, Homestead, Florida
George Daynor • Builder of the Palace of Depression, Vineland, New Jersey
Alex Jordan
Alex JordanHouse on the Rock, Spring Green, Wisconsin
Toilet Seat King
John KostopoulusKing of Toilet Seat Arts, Boron, California
Tommy Bartlett.
Tommy Bartlett • Father of the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Tom Gaskins, Sr.
Tom Gaskins Sr. • Founder of Cypress Knee Industry and Museum, Palmdale, Florida
Ted and Bill Hustead.
Ted & Bill Hustead • Owners of Wall Drug, Wall, South Dakota
Rev. Finster.
Rev. Howard Finster • Creator of Paradise Gardens, Summerville, Georgia
Alan Schaefer
Alan SchaeferSouth of the Border, Dillon, South Carolina
Wendell Hansen.
Wendell Hansen • Trainer/Steward of the Bible Birds, Noblesville, Indiana
Max Nordeen
Max Nordeen • Owner of the Wheels Museum, Woodhull, Illinois.
Chief Henry.
Chief HenryWorld's Most Photographed Indian, Cherokee, North Carolina
Nut Lady
Elizabeth TashjianThe Nutlady, Artist/Curator, Old Lyme, Connecticut
Wilbert Behn • Lion Tamer, Behn's Game Farm Aniwa, Wisconsin
Vollis Simpson
Vollis SimpsonWhirligig Folk Artist, Lucama, North Carolina
Dixie Evans.
Dixie EvansMarilyn Monroe of Burlesque, Exotic World Curator, Las Vegas, Nevada
Jerry Chubbuck
Jerry ChubbuckWonder Tower Curator, Genoa, Colorado

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