The Minister’s Treehouse | Crossville, TN

by Lia
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Took my Canadian cousins to Crossville to visit the world’s largest treehouse.

In the early 1990s, landscaper Horace Burgess bought some wooded land on the outskirts of Crossville, Tennessee. One of the bigger trees, next to a dirt road, caught his eye. He decided to build the world’s largest tree house in its branches.

But Horace had a job and a family. After spending a couple of years on the project, he ran out of lumber and enthusiasm.

“Then I turned my life over to God,” Horace recalled. “And the spirit of God said, ‘If you build Me a tree house, I’ll never let you run out of material.’”

Click here to read the rest of the story from Roadside America. And check out this recent story from Colossal.

Below are some Instagram photos of our adventure.

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