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Edward Leedskalnin

Edward Leedskalnin (Latvian: Edvards Liedskalniņš) (January 12, 1887, Stameriena parish, Livonia; December 7, 1951, Miami) was an eccentric Latvian emigrant to the United States and amateur sculptor who single-handedly built the monument known as Coral Castle in Florida. He was also known for his unusual theories on magnetism.

 

How is it possible for a short, 100 pound sickly man, working alone and using only simple tools, to have quarried, cut, trimmed and assembled over 3 million pounds of dense coral blocks to build a castle? And, to have interlocked the stones with exacting precision, some weighing up to 30 tons, without the use of mortar? Called Coral Castle, and sometimes called The Eighth Wonder of the World, this castle was originally located in Florida City in the 1920's, then in the mid 1930's it was moved single-handedly to its present location on a ten acre tract near Homestead, Florida.

The builder's name was Edward Leedskalnin, a kind and gentle immigrant from Latvia who only had a fourth grade education. Yet, he was brilliant. Edward Leedskalnin was a skilled electrical engineer who had done extensive experimentation with electromagnetism. He generated his own electricity and was happy to demonstrate his equipment to his neighbors. Edward wrote five booklets. His first work was Magnetic Current published in 1945. The booklet is Ed's cryptic explanation of the laws of magnetism and electricity that enabled him to build Coral Castle.

Whenever Edward Leedskalnin was asked, "How did you build the Castle ?" he replied, "It’s not difficult really. The secret is in knowing how." Edward Leedskalnin would go so far as stating that he could see beads of light on objects that he said were the physical presence of nature's magnetism. He explained that scientists have incorrect knowledge of atomic structure and electricity. He stated that all forms of existence are made up of three components, North and South poles and neutral particles of matter. He claimed to have "re-discovered the laws of weight, measurement, and leverage." Edward Leedskalnin stated that these laws "involved the relationship of the Earth to celestial alignments." Beyond these sketchy explanations, Edward didn't say much.

Ed's brochures about his Castle proudly stated, "I have discovered the secrets of the pyramids, and have found out how the Egyptians and the ancient builders in Peru, Yucatan and Asia, with only primitive tools, raised and set in place blocks of stone weighing many tons!"

Edward Leedskalnin was a very private person who was very reclusive. He was very secretive about his method of operation. He worked only at night. He could sense when people would sneak around at night trying to catch him at work. At such times he would stop his work and would continue only after they left. Nevertheless, some people have reported that they did glimpse him at work. One person claims to have seen the rocks move by themselves. Ed's neighbor stated he saw Edward singing to the stones with his hands placed on their surface. A group of young witnesses claimed to see coral blocks floating through the air "like hydrogen balloons."



Edward Leedskalnin enjoyed giving guided tours of his Coral Castle for which he charged ten cents. When asked why he built the castle, Edward would always reply, "Someday my Sweet 16 will come." At the age of 26, the day before he was to marry Agnes Scuffs, Agnes called the wedding off. However, there is speculation that Agnes was not the Sweet 16 Edward referred to since whenever he was asked about Sweet 16, he would stare into the sky as if in a trance.

As Ed Leedskalnin gave his tours, he would explain each structure in detail. Some of the more incredible of his works was an obelisk monolith weighing nearly 30 tons, twice the weight of any stone in the Great pyramid. At forty feet tall it was taller than the great monolith at Stonehedge. This he quarried and also erected by himself. He carved the huge stones into intricate designs. He created a rocking chair weighing three tons that could be rocked with a finger. He made a spiral staircase from one piece of stone that led to a subterranean refrigerator. Another of his accomplishments was a five thousand pound heart-shaped coral rock table with a red blooming ixora growing from its center.

Many of his stones were aligned astronomically and integrated into a grand architectural plan based on mathematical and astronomical data. He created a thirty-ton telescope towering twenty-five feet tall, perfectly aligned with the North Star. Edward made a working sundial that was calibrated to noon of the winter and summer solstice. It was accurate to two minutes. Another area of his labyrinth contained three 18-ton pieces of coral rock carved to show the moon in the first quarter, last quarter and in full. Edward Leedskalnin also had coral rock carvings of the planets Mars and ringed Saturn, and concentric coral circles to represent the solar system.



Perhaps the most spectacular of Ed's carvings is a huge nine-ton stone door through which he drilled an eight-foot longitudinal hole that was precisely aligned with the stone’s center of gravity. Edward fitted the hole with a shaft resting on an automobile gear, and then installed the door. The door fits within a quarter of an inch of the walls on either side. The door is so perfectly balanced that it may be easily pushed open by a five-year old child using one finger. Today's engineers, using advanced laser and computer technology, would be hard pressed to duplicate this phenomenal engineering feat.

A local contractor was hired to cut a stone from Ed's quarry. Using a diamond tipped power saw and a 600 horsepower crane the contractor had difficulty removing a smaller sized stone. Also, the contractor could not extract the stone by cutting horizontally across the bottom of the stone, but had to break it away to extract it. Edward Leedskalnin cut his huge stones to create the four vertical sides, and then he also cut horizontally across the bottoms to extract the stones.

One night a group of thugs, believing Edward had a treasure hidden in his castle, viciously attacked him, nearly killing him. The attack motivated Ed Leedskalnin to move his Coral Castle, ten miles away, to Homestead, Florida. Edward hired a trucker to help him haul all 3 million pounds of his megaliths. However, when it came time to load and unload the coral stones, Edward always asked the trucker to look away.


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Life

(1887 - 1951) Edward Leedskalnin was born January 12, 1887, according to World War I draft registration records, in Stameriena parish, Latvia. Little is known of his childhood, aside from the fact that he was not wealthy and achieved only a fourth-grade education. However Edward was a sickly boy, and often spent his time inside reading books - eventually leading him to discontinue his schooling as it "bored him". For Ed, his development of a yearning to obtain knowledge became a passionate and potent driving force in many endeavours throughout his later life. At the age of 26, he was engaged to marry Agnes Scuffs, a girl ten years younger. However, the girl that Leedskalnin referred to as his "Sweet Sixteen" broke the engagement the night before their wedding.
Several years later for reasons of which are unclear he emigrated to North America where he found work in various lumber camps at Canada, California, and Texas.
Then, after contracting a case of tuberculosis, Leedskalnin moved to the warmer climate of Florida around 1919, where he purchased a small piece of land in Florida City. Over the next 20 years, Leedskalnin putatively constructed and lived within a massive coral monument he called "Rock Gate Park", dedicated to the girl who had left him years before. Working alone at night, Leedskalnin eventually quarried and sculpted over 1,100 short tons (997903 kg) of coral into a monument that would later be known as the Coral Castle. Leedskalnin gave polite, but cryptic answers to visitors' questions regarding his construction methods, which to this day remain a mystery. In spite of his private nature, he eventually opened his monument to the public, offering tours for 10 cents. He was a surprisingly accommodating host, even cooking hot dogs for visiting children in a pressure cooker of his own invention.
When people asked Ed how he had moved all of the stone by himself, he refused to give up his method and would only reply to whomever was asking with the same statement of; "I understand the laws of weight and leverage and I know the secrets of the people who built the pyramids (being those at the site at Giza in Egypt)".
This building was originally located in Florida City in the 1920s; then in the mid 1930s Leedskalnin moved it single-handedly to its present location on a 10-acre (4.0 ha) site near Homestead, Florida. "On November 9, 1951, he checked himself into Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Ed suffered a stroke at one point, either before he left to the hospital or at the hospital. He died twenty-eight days later of pyleonephritis a kidney infection, at the age of 64. His death certificate noted that his death was a result of "uremia;" failure of kidneys, as a result of the infection and abscess.". It should also be noted that Edward Leedskalnin was a man of slight build and stature, measuring no more that 5 feet (152 cm) tall and never exceeded a weight of more than 120 lbs (54.43 kg).

 

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