I received E-Mail that said:

There is a castle on Rt. 1 in Hyattsville, about a mile south of East-West highway. It is now the Emanuel Covenant Church. I think it was originally a National Guard armory.

Later, I received more E-Mail that said:

As for the one in Hyattsville. My sister-in-law tells me that it was once a resturant as well as an armory.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

That building is the Hyattsville Armory, built in 191x as a National Guard Armory, rebuilt in 1985 to be a theater/restaurant/shops, went broke a couple of times, taken over a few years later by the church. I think you should not call it an Unknown Castle any more. I'd suggest naming it the Hyattsville Castle. I think I'm as familiar with the building as anyone (I was very involved with the restoration in 1984-85). Hyattsville is proud of it, and of its restoration.

The Church that owns and occupies the castle in Hyattsville, Maryland is:

Emmanual Covenant Church
5340 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville, Md. 20781
Pastor Tim Seay

I understand that the building is NOT available for wedddings.

Later, I received E-Mail that said

I know of someone who used to work in the Hyattsvill MD castle before it became a church. It was a Real Estate Office for Long and Foster, and then a restaraunt before the church; respectively since 1990 (according to my aunt)

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

After looking up castles in Maryland, I came across your web site and the Hyattsville Castle. I did further searching and finally found a link to Prince George's County Historic Sites and the specific web page about the armory.

I actually visited the castle yesterday to take pictures and it was really neat.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

I lived in Hyattsville for about 11 years. I was never fortunate enogh to see the interior of the armory/castle. I found these sites on the Armory in Hyattsville Md. and thought you might be interested!

The Hyattsville Armory building was designed and built as an exact model of Windsor Castle - 1/4 scale. nation%206-26-04.pdf

the non pdf (html) link /hy/2002/Final%2520Historic%2520District%2520Nomination%25206-26-04.pdf+mary land+national+guard+armory+hyattsville+maryland&hl=en&ie=UTF-8

section 7 page 8
The Maryland National Guard Armory was housed in an imposing structure at 5240 Baltimore Avenue, which was built in 1918 (individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places). The castle-like granite stone structure is nine bays wide on the facade and three stories in height with full-height English basement.

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