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"Saving" the Ruins of Bannerman's Castle

June 7, 2012
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The ruins of Bannerman's castle some 50 miles north of New York City are all that's left of a once glorified warehouse made to look like a Scottish castle. A trust has fixed up the structure's residence and hopes to raise money to fix the walls.

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