Kentucky Castle in Versailles marks 50th anniversary

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VERSAILLES, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - The Kentucky Castle in Versailles is celebrating 50 years.

“We do so much here because we know there is a passion for this place in this community,” said Erin Kuss, a tour guide on the grounds.

WKYT reports Rex Martin built the castle for his wife in 1969. The two divorced and Martin sold the property about 30 years later.

A fire destroyed the inside of the castle in 2004, leaving only the outside walls.

The castle is now a luxury hotel, restaurant, and event center.

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