Alliance, Ohio: Glamorgan CastleDespite its name, this is not a Euro-imitation castle. It's a 100 percent American castle, built by a wealthy guy named Morgan.
- 200 Glamorgan St., Alliance, OH
- North of Mount Union College, S. Union Ave and Glamorgan St.
- Tours F at 1 pm and 3 pm, by appt. (Call to verify)
- $5/person requested
Visitor Tips and News About 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, 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]