I would argue this is one of if not the most interesting buildings in all of Missouri. It's a castle that sits in the middle of the Missouri Ozarks that is all but impenetrable. It also happens to have strange symbols everywhere which leads many to believe it's a hideout for the global elite.

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Let's start with what we know to be fact. This mansion/castle is known as Pensmore. According to Wikipedia, it's a massive 72,000 square foot fortress that contains 14 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and walls strong enough to withstand an EF-5 tornado. It can also withstand an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude. It's located south of Springfield, Missouri near Highlandville.

Pensmore is owned by the Stephen T. Huff family. A few years ago, Stephen gave the Kansas City Star a guided tour. To say this place is strange and eclectic is an understatement.

This is the view as you enter the doors.

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Inside the front doors, this is the view looking up toward the spiral tower.

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Kansas City Star via YouTube
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According to what Stephen Huff described, this will be a large library filled with American history.

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It's when you explore the roof that you notice that something strange is going on here. There are cryptic symbols everywhere.

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These solar panels are normally hidden from sight. I have to ask why?

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The walls of this home/mansion/fortress are seriously designed to withstand anything for 2,000 years.

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I would encourage you to listen to how Stephen Huff describes Pensmore. I can't put my finger on it, but there's something in his tone that makes me think this is only the surface of what this building is really made for. Pay special attention to his mention of why there are strange symbols on the roof.

Let's be clear. Stephen T. Huff can build any kind of home he wants and it might really just be for his family. However, there are many that believe that this castle/fortress is really meant to be a hideout for the global elite if the world enters a crisis.

No matter what the real truth is about Pensmore, it remains an iconic and mysterious part of the Missouri Ozarks. Perhaps the most cryptic of them all.

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