Noah's Ark.

Noah's Ark Being Rebuilt

Field review by the editors.

Frostburg, Maryland

On I-68/US 40, we passed a sign reading "Noah's Ark Being Rebuilt Here."

A temporary building stood next to a large foundation with many concrete struts and steel beams taking shape as the Biblical boat. Free literature explained "The Rebuilding of Noah's Ark as a Last Day Witness to the World."

Way back in 1974, Pastor Richard Greene was repeatedly told by Jesus to build an Ark next to the interstate. The ark would be 450 feet long, 75 feet wide and 45 feet high. Through a series of "miracles," materials and expertise were donated to get the project started in 1976. Greene traveled around the world to show off the architect's drawings and plans, but construction still stalled at times. "As God provides, we will build."

Free literature.

Through periods of rapid and slow progress, miracles continue. "A visitor who stopped by to see what was happening was healed of bronchitis!" "A man was healed of a sun allergy he had all his life while working on the ark site!"

In 1999, the massive steel beams for the Ark structure were installed. The next phase was to erect the roof beams, but God apparently has yet to provide those.

Noah's Ark Being Rebuilt

Address:
18600 Cherry Lane SW, Frostburg, MD
Directions:
I-68 exit 34. Drive north on Hwy 36, then make an immediate left onto Cherry Lane. Follow this frontage road along the north side of the freeway; you'll arrive at the Ark in a half-mile.
Hours:
Always visible. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
301-689-3551
RA Rates:
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