America's Castles: California Dreamers - Winchest
- (Manufactured on Demand)
- Format: DVD
- Rated: UNR
- Release Date: 3/28/2006
Not surprisingly two of the most America's most unusual mansions are in California. Visit the Winchester House and Scotty's Castle in this mysterious AMERICA'S CASTLES. One of the strangest homes ever built the Winchester House is the product of Sara Pardee Winchester's superstition. The heiress to the fortune of the famed gun maker believed that she had to build a home for the spirits of all those killed with the Winchester rifle. For 38 years she kept an army of carpenters busy 24 hours a day. Go inside the bizarre home and marvel at the jumble of stairs to nowhere secret passages dead ends and turrets of the 160-room mansion. In the middle of Death Valley the eccentric Walter Scott built a 20-room Spanish style castle. Explore the stately halls Moorish bell tower and grand music room - with an 1100 pipe organ - and learn the story of the strange alliance that created Scotty's Castle.