Overlooking the town of. Chateau de bettendorf is located in the village of bettendorf in eastern luxembourgwhile there appears to have been a castle from the 13th century todays baroque building dates from 1728 and was restored in 1962.
In 1931 theodore teddy bettendorf immigrated to america from luxembourg.
Bettendorf castle. A former mine has become a perfect oubliette dungeon. This castle is really a testament to one mans vision of creating his humble home into a castle. We invite private groups to take a tour of the exterior of the beautiful historic castle grounds.
Mchenry county illinois is your destination for youth and adult sports events. Ted bettendorf s memories of roaming through the ruins of the once grand 11th century vianden castle in luxembourg as a child inspired him to build his own castle on the bluffs of fox river grove. Your support as a visitor helps us to look after the historic place in our care and keeps the bettendorf castle alive for future generations.
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The bettendorf castle is of romanesque design and consists of parapet and fortress walls with a functioning drawbridge topped by hand cast concrete crenellations. The castle is privately owned and cannot be visited. The bastion and tower roofs are all topped with faux slate dyed hand cast concrete shingles.
The bettendorf castle the bettendorf castle hosts private group tours from time to time. Learn about teddy bettendorf and how he built the various features of the castle renovations that have been made since its been built and future plans for renovations to help preserve the history of. The bettendorf castle is a proud partner of both mchenry county and lake county convention and visitors bureaus.
Located in northern illinois midway between chicago and rockford mchenry county offers easy accessibility and the amenities needed to assure a successful event. Therefore tours are restricted to the exterior grounds of the castle only. The bettendorf castle is a private residence.
Bettendorf castle 418 concord ave fox river grove il 60021. Get directions reviews and information for bettendorf castle in fox river grove il. Reviews 847 639 8280 website.