For thousands of years we have wondered how the Great Pyramid was built. For perhaps the first time in thousands of years a man who seemed to have understood the Pyramid's secret demonstrated that knowledge by constructing the amazing
In his superb book, "Waiting For Agnes,” Joe Bullard treats the reader to a wonderful story which drawers on information taken from a diary that Ed himself left behind, that follows Ed, as both reader and author try to uncover the mystery of this mans unusual life.
The story shows how Ed's genius has been regarded by the world's elite. With only a fourth grade education, Ed designed a 9-ton swinging gate in
Ed also built a perfectly shaped heart-table weighing 5,000 pounds that, according to Ripley's Believe-It-Or-Not, is the largest Valentine table in the world. Ed said that if he forgot to get Agnes a Valentine's card, now she could look at the table and have her card. He also planted an Ixora bush in the table's center so Agnes could have fresh flowers everyday; the plant is still alive.
Another interesting feature that Ed built is called the Throne room. The Throne room has a platform that contains the 5,000 lb. "Kings" chair which rocks without rocker arms; Ed made it rock based on it's own gravity.
There were approximately 1,000 tons of coral rock used in the construction of the walls and tower alone. In addition, over 100 tons of coral rock were used in the carvings of the artistic objects found throughout the entire park.
Ed's tower, where he lived, contains 243 tons of coral rock made up of huge blocks of stone weighing up to 9 tons each. The average weight of the stones used in the construction of
During his wandering in
Synopsis of "Waiting For Agnes:" One month before Ed's birth in Latvia, a psychic tells his mother that her child is a "returning spirit from Atlantis...he will astound the world, bringing back the ancient, lost science once used in building the Great Pyramid. The past is revealed to him in dreams and visions."
Through his dreams and visions, as Ed builds
On a visit to
Coral Castel and the mysteries surrounding it are just another example of why I invite you to keep an open mind and to keep walking in this big weird world of ours!
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