Alliance, Ohio: Glamorgan Castle

Despite its name, this is not a Euro-imitation castle. It's a 100 percent American castle, built by a wealthy guy named Morgan.
Address:
200 Glamorgan St., Alliance, OH
Directions:
North of Mount Union College, S. Union Ave and Glamorgan St.
Hours:
Tours F at 1 pm and 3 pm, by appt. (Call to verify)
Phone:
330-821-2100
Admission:
$5/person requested
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Glamorgan Castle

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Glamorgan Castle. Glamorgan Castle

Be sure to call for an appointment for the castle tour at least a day in advance, as there is no guaranteed visits on Friday.

[Herbs, 09/26/2012]
Glamorgan Castle

Glamorgan, the name given to this impressive castle by builder and owner Col. William Henry Morgan, was built in 1904-1905, and occupied in 1909. Morgan was president and owner of the Morgan Engineering Company, founded by Thomas Rees Morgan, his father.

Glamorgan is not a copy of a castle in Wales or anywhere else. It is the original design of an architect, Willard Hirsh, and cost about $400,000 to complete. The walls are at least 13 inches thick. It features a very rare crystal chandelier. Glamorgan became the property of the Alliance City School District in 1973.

[Stephanie Spicer, 04/23/2006]

Nearby Offbeat Places

America's Official Cat MuseumAmerica's Official Cat Museum, Alliance, OH - < 1 mi.
House of SkilletsHouse of Skillets, Alliance, OH - < 1 mi.
Wright Flyer ReplicaWright Flyer Replica, North Canton, OH - 17 mi.
In the region:
Rose Melnick Medical Museum, Youngstown, OH - 28 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

December 18, 2014

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Ohio Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Bailey Art Museum - Robots of Clayton Bailey, Crockett, California (Dec 15-21, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Alliance, Ohio

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now