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A Piece of History

An Atlas missile was housed at Subterra Castle from 1961-1964. The site was purchased and restored... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
TwinMom1995
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Ellisville, Missouri
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What a view of history and the Cold War

What an incredible adventure. We took two of our adult daughters and four of our grandchildren to... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2015
Churchbuilderdick
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Lenexa, Kansas
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

An Atlas missile was housed at Subterra Castle from 1961-1964. The site was purchased and restored by Ed Peden and his wife Dianna. They open up their home to visitors with reservations and share the history of the site. Dianna was not home for our...More

1  Thank TwinMom1995
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is not what I expected. I thought we would see an upright missile launch base. This was more of the first design which laid down and was, through a series hydraulic rams, set upright to fire. Our host were very gracious allowing us to...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2015

What an incredible adventure. We took two of our adult daughters and four of our grandchildren to see, experience and feel a picture of what almost happened in the Cuban Missile crisis in 1962. We were able to see how the early Atlas missiles were...More

1  Thank Churchbuilderdick
Reviewed February 20, 2008

Subterra is an old missle base which was purchased and turned into the home of Ed & Dianna Peden. Ed invites visitors to come and tour their home as long as you make a reservation. Ed walked us through the entire facility, providing history on...More

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