#8 in a series of 10 Extraordinary Roadside Attractions in Georgia. Summer’s here and the time is right for finding odd things by the streets.Thinking road trip? Georgia’s back roads bloom with odd sites, strange creatures and mystic wonders. Here are a few worth checking out.

ga_unk2fjpgRudy McLaughlin’s home really is his castle. With four gray stone towers, castellated walls and a moat and drawbridge, his 1,700-square-foot suburban manor is the kind of place Snow White would find homey.

Links: Waymaking, Dupont Castle, Roadside Georgia, Daily Dish,

How to get there: It’s at the intersection of Arnold Mill and Cagle roads in north Fulton County


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Joe Earle

Joe Earle

Extensive experience as a reporter, line editor, section editor and assignment editor. Have covered and directed coverage of government, politics, law and courts and crime and reported and edited articles on the arts and entertainment, business and other topics. Regularly designated rewrite man to combine multiple feeds during breaking news events. Self-starter with a good eye for stories. Have written, directed or edited watchdog reports, investigative reports, narrative stories, Web bursts and briefs, multiple-part stories and stand-alone features. Have taken management training courses, including courses on hiring staff, and have managed experienced reporters and rookies, directed “mobile journalists“ (known as "mojos“) and worked with writers based in distant bureaus or filing from the road. Specialties Coverage of courts, the law and crime. Coverage of the arts. Breaking news. Personality profiles and human interest stories.