Alfred Giles, the same architect who drafted up plans for the Schreiner Mansion in Kerrville, designed the building.
The Maverick Carter House was built for real estate investor William H. The Carter Family received the home in 1914 and continues to occupy it to this day.
Built in 1890 by renowned architect Alfred Muller, the castle was occupied for years by John Clement Trube and his wife Veronica Durst Trube.
The 7,000-square-foot castle was meant to imitate the timeless castles of Kiel, Denmark, where John Clement Trube spent most of his young life.
Castles cropped up in Texas during the Victorian era since it was popular at the time to hold court in castle-like buildings.
The Bishop's Palace, also known as the Gresham House, is a National Historic Landmark in Galveston, Texas.
They asked their tour guide about the plans, and she referred them to the Castle Director, who informed the Youngs that they were indeed correct: the plans were for another castle called Falkenstein.
Falkenstein was built approximately 20 kilometers from Neuschwanstein.
C., from Seattle, Sedona, LV, LA, Atlanta, Denver, Dallas, Hot Springs, Carlsbad, Phoenix, Nashville, MT, Tucson, Retreats, KY, Portland this weekend, Charlotte, CA, SF, Destin, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Palm Springs, Boise, FL, NY Texas businessman and developer Terry Young built Falkenstein Castle.
He and his wife Kim visited Germany's world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle in the fall of 1995.
During a guided tour, they learned all about the design plans for Neuschwanstein as well as the people involved in its construction.
The mansion was built in 1887 for Colonel Joseph Gresham and his wife Josephine.
Colonel Gresham was a prominent entrepreneur in the rail transport industry and a member of the Texas Legislature.