Vineland, New Jersey: Palace of Depression

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Address:
265 S. Mill Rd, Vineland, NJ
Directions:
Hwy 55 Landis Ave. exit, east on Landis, then right on South Mill Rd. On the left a quarter-mile. Visible from the road; no trespassing.
Hours:
Tours by appt: thepalaceofdepression @ comcast.net Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Palace of Depression.

Palace of Depression

Long-lost, eighteen-spired, pastel-colored castle built in a swamp out of rusted auto parts and mud by eccentric George Daynor. A tourist attraction for decades before demolition, so fondly remembered that it's being rebuilt by fans.

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Palace of Depression.

Fun Facts About George Daynor and His Palace

Fascinating trivia about the Vineland man who built a junk palace in a swamp.

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Palace of Depression.

Crazy Labor of Love: Palace of Depression

Progress report as the rebuilding and reimagining of George Daynor's junk castle tourist attraction nears completion.

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Palace of Depression, 2020.

Palace of Depression

I drove by last night and it seems to be closed off to the public. Lots of "No Trespassing" signs. Not sure if it's because it's basically a construction site now. If you contact them through their Facebook page you might be able to set up a guided tour, depending on their schedule.

[Steve Herold, 07/22/2020]

Palace of Depression.

The Palace of Depression

Progress at the Palace of Depression in 2017 has been tremendous. If you would like a tour of the property, the Palace of Depression Restoration Association must be contacted to make arrangements. They can be contacted at: [ thepalaceofdepression @ comcast.net ]. If you're not able to physically get to the site, you can check out the progress at their official Facebook page for regular updates and news on The Palace.

[Kristian Kirchner, 12/12/2017]

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