Gloucester, Massachusetts: Castle Built By "Father of Remote Control"

He made it possible for us to change channels and open our garages while sitting down. He deserved to live like a king.

Hammond Castle Museum

Address:
80 Hesperus Ave., Gloucester, MA
Directions:
Hammond Castle Museum. From downtown, drive southwest on Western Ave./Hwy 127 for two miles. Turn left on Hesperus Ave. and drive south for three-quarters of a mile.
Hours:
Closed in winter; no interior photography. (Call to verify)
Phone:
978-283-2080
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Hammond Castle Museum

There are also a lot more attractions in Gloucester. There are annual events: the greasy pole (insane people grease up an 8' pole and try to run across it to get the flag at the end) and St. Peter's Fiesta where a political figure got wasted and caused mayhem a couple of years ago.

[Franknarf, 11/11/1997]

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