I received E-Mail that said:

When I was a child growing up in Kansas, my parents often took me to a place called Coronado Heights, alleged to be the site of the furthest northward exploration of the spaniard Coronado in his search for the cities of gold. On this hill near Lindsborg, was a small castle of an older, primitive style. It had a square tower and keep with a large fireplace inside the hall, nothing in the way of luxury.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

I, too, grew up in Kansas and was taken to Coronado Heights as a child. We took our children there when they were small. We were told when I was a child, that this was where Coronado camped when he made his way across Kansas Territory. The openings were gun turrets to protect against invaders. We didn't think of it as a castle, though I suppose it is, but an outpost built high on a hill to afford the ability to view 360 degrees.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

Coronado Heights in Kansas is a Castle that was built by the WPA in 1936. Spanish breastplates were found in an area nearby and perhaps Coronado made it that far north to what is now Kansas in his search in the mid 1500's for gold. The point is controversial, but seems reasonable considering the archealogical finds in the area nearby. If the castle had been around since the 1500's I doubt if it would be just a local landmark for some would be the oldest building in the country!!!!

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