Boswell, British Columbia, Canada: Embalming Fluid Bottle HouseAn impressive, castle-like structure built by a retired undertaker with lots of time (and bottles).
Visitor Tips and News About Embalming Fluid Bottle House
The Glass House (aka The Embalming Fluid Bottle House) is a great place to visit. It was worth every bit the ten bucks it cost to get in. You can hang out as long as you want and explore the grounds; they give a quick short tour and history of the house.
Great views of Kootenay Lake, from the lookouts, also made from the bottles.[Brent, 08/25/2010]
House overlooking Kootenay Lake in British Columbia, made from empty embalming fluid bottles.[Liska Sorge, 06/19/2008]
Just across the Canadian border from Idaho in a small town called Creston, B.C. there is a house built entirely out of embalming fluid bottles.[Bill Tucker, 01/30/2000]
February 2007: The Glass House is actually 28 miles north of Creston, on the eastern shore of Kootenay Lake. It was built in 1952 by a retired undertaker, and resembles a small castle. He used a quarter-million bottles. The U.S. also boasts of a couple of these e-fluid houses -- or at least we do....
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